Monthly Archives: June 2016

FOLLOWING THE WILD BEES

I have now finished reading Tom Seeley’s new book on the craft and science of bee hunting.  This game has been on my ‘to do’ list since reading Donovan’s book on the subject a decade or so ago.  Tom has … Continue reading

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WHITHER THE WEATHER?

This is yet another strange year for weather and therefore for bees.  I set up a bait hive about a month ago on a friend’s patch of land a few miles from home in a lovely location where one can … Continue reading

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DARG MAGNIFYING

We had our monthly meeting of DARG, the Devon Apicultural Research Group in Somerset!  It was hosted by the Quantock BKA at their apiary a couple of miles to the west of Bridgwater . They, through obtaining funding from several … Continue reading

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GETTING BEES OUT OF WALLS

This will describe, step by step, how to do it.  I shall post illustrations on the BBKA facebook page as I don’t know how to put them here (although other people manage, so there must be a way!). Prepare equipment. … Continue reading

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