February 2014 archive

The 2014 season begins

As it was a lovely day here I went up to the bees to look at a Langstroth nucleus colony which has over wintered in a 6 frame poly box.  As I had half hoped there was brood to be seen. I only pulled the one frame to inspect and the brood was exactly where …

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Late Winter update

I looked at the hives on Sunday and it was obvious that more fondant was needed and I was out of stocks so… I phoned my friendly local Baker and asked if they could get me five blocks and the cheery answer was of course. It arrived today and somewhat to my surprise it was …

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