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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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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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