Monthly Archives: December 2017

BEE CHAT AT THE DOCTOR’S

This morning I had to spend some time de-icing the car before driving cautiously along a potentially slippery road over the steep hill to a nearby village, Toller Porcorum.  There I found the right address and helped a little old … Continue reading

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IT’S OXALIC TIME

A few weeks ago I bought a couple of aquarium thermometers. On the 9th December I put the sensor of one of them in a hive close to home, thrusting it an inch or so down between the top bars of the brood … Continue reading

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THIRTY YEARS ON!

At a BKA social gathering a few days ago I was given a copy of Bee Craft from November 1987 with an article from me flagged!  Here’s what I wrote then: Removal of a Colony from a house. Mr Odell … Continue reading

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DARG DEEDS

Today was the December meeting of DARG, the Devon Apicultural Research Group, held at Uplowman, a village near Tiverton in East Devon.  It was a good day for the meeting as it was chucking down with rain all day so … Continue reading

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