Monthly Archives: May 2017


Driving up to the Quantock BKA’s apiary in sight of Wales today, I noticed that in Somerset the elder is in full bloom while home in Dorset it’s still at the green bud stage.  Is that because, being further north … Continue reading

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Sumer is i’cumin in!

We had our first warm sunny day today. It was a pleasure this morning to sit in the garden with my back to a cotoneaster abuzz with bees, both bumbles and honeybees.  A few were investigating an empty hive close … Continue reading

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