Tag Archives: Bees

Courtyard garden.

Our little courtyard garden outside the dining room is looking pretty at the moment, the bees are enjoying the flowers. Advertisements

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Our swarmy bees

Our bees decided to swarm yesterday and proceeded to land in the garden of our (very understanding and tolerant) new neighbours’. They landed high up in an elderflower.  Nick held the ladder while I climbed up with my cardboard box and … Continue reading

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The first day of spring

Spring has arrived in Cambridge with some fine weather. Our magnolia is in full bloom, our bees are busy gathering pollen and our hedgehogs have emerged from their hibernation.

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Honey Harvest

Nick and I did our first honey harvest of the year. Our bees have been slow to get going this year mostly due to the bad weather. We have taken honey from only one of the hives today. And with the better weather this week the performance of … Continue reading

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Honey harvest

       I spent my day harvesting honey. There were 14 full capped frames of honey. I borrowed an extractor from the beekeepers association hut at Wandlebury and got a case of 33 jars washed and ready to fill, I thought  that was … Continue reading

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Bees

      Our bank holiday monday decorating was interrupted by a neighbour coming round to say there was a lot of wasps in their garden which adjoins ours.  A swarm of bees had landed in the tree above our neighbours shed. Luckily we still had … Continue reading

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Gardening

     It has been a beautiful sunny day. I managed to escape the chaos to get into the garden. I was supervised by this inquisitive robin while I planted some vegetable seeds. Purdy our b and b cat was more interested in … Continue reading

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Lynwood House Bees

Spring is well and truly here, the days are slightly warmer and longer and my bees are busy collecting pollen. I hope to be able to produce some Lynwood House honey for our guests at our Cambridge bed and breakfast. I’m still … Continue reading

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