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FLOWER LOG

Rosebay willowherb; ragwort. Advertisements

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FLOWER LOG

Blackberry, wild strawberries, white clover.

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MAY IN APRIL!

I’ve seen the first hawthorn blossoms!  Normally they used to come out around the old May Day, which is now 11th May since they messed around with the calendar in 1752.  My Grandparents used to exercise their rights, as commoners, … Continue reading

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FLOWER LOG

It’s apple blossom time!

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DANDELION WINE TIME!

Once again the big flush of dandelions is upon us as early as it was last year and about 3 weeks earlier than it always used to be back in the days when I actually made wine with them.  Last … Continue reading

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FLOWER LOG

First bluebells today. Pussy willow is coming out. Lungwort too. Time to take a crop of honey from my top bar hive!

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RAPE ALREADY!

Yesterday I noticed a field of oilseed rape in full bloom under a quarter of a mile from one of my hives.  I’d better get a super on!

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