Category: General Interest

  • New Drone

    New Drone

    03 March 2015

    This is our new addition, a DJI Inspire 1 drone. We will be using it to develop terrific aerial footage of our bees’ habitat and also to check on the girls when muddy tracks are impassable.

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  • Investment


    22 November 2014

    This is what a garden looks like with half of this year’s investment in apiaries arrives. This is the tip of the investment iceberg for 2014

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  • Storage Arrives

    Storage Arrives

    22 March 2014

    We recently took delivery of an ISO container to act as storage for the hives and equipment we need easy access to. As you can see we are making the right investment at the right time. The only way to succeed at beekeeping is to have a good plan, to seek the right advice and keep that plan reviewed as the bees will always drive that plan in a new direction. You must work with the bees and not to your own agenda.

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  • Winter Varroa Mite Control

    Winter Varroa Mite Control

    18 January 2014

    This post outlines our method for controlling the varroa mite in our honeybees using the fumigation of oxalic acid method. We cover the techniques and timing of a very easy to follow method.

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  • I have been asked recently to give advice about beekeeping mantras. As effective decision making is the most important discipline in beekeeping, my mantra would naturally focus on that.

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  • Post Christmas Winds

    Post Christmas Winds

    27 December 2013

    Following the weather forecast this morning we will be going to the apiaries this afternoon to make sure everything is still secure.

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  • We started the Winter with lots of momentum, booming healthy colonies and everything ship shape and Bristol fashion. Sadly the good mild weather has meant the bees have been flying and burning up their Winter stores.

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