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Spring Beekeeping

The appearance of the dandelions, which began a few weeks ago, is the cue to think about the “spring expansion” of our Warré bee hives. Last week’s warm sunny weather was the ideal opportunity to carry out the work. Here is Phil and his beekeeping assistant, wheelbarrow loaded and ready to go. In Warré hives, expansion is carried out by placing empty boxes underneath the … Continue reading Spring Beekeeping »

Rowing up

Some of the “Stackpole” hay in it’s rows early this morning (July 13th) A very busy day for us yesterday, though not all with hay making. Phil squeezed in some mowing early on before going out to work in a neighbours garden, and I went off early to take produce from the garden to a local market. Being squeezed for time when he got back, … Continue reading Rowing up »