I’m sat here on the train and my pocket is buzzing quite loudly, it soundslike I’ve been for an early bird special at Ann Summers but I’ve actually got a pocket full of bees. Bees have an odd sense of mathematics, for bees to multiply they have to divide – which is why where I … Continue reading To Catch the Queen
It’s been quite a weekend. My plans were simple, lay flooring like a good husband then locate and probably kill one queen ( i did try to find her a home first ) enabling me to merge two colonies and reverse this creeping hive syndrome. The flooring was going well, stylish black slate stuff … Continue reading A Game of Queens – or – They’re Not Our Bees!
I’ve been thinking about keeping bees for years but dismissed it as fantasy as it was complicated, my garden was too small and in the middle of a city and I just didn’t have the time to learn. Back in August last year I actually did something about it and went on a beekeeping introduction day. … Continue reading Beekeeping, here we go!