Apiary Blog2020-05-19T12:38:55+01:00

During the COVID-19 crisis, all inspections/manipulations are carried out in line with the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines

Apiary report 9th August 2020

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Apiary|0 Comments

Chris Clarks Apiary report. In attendance Rowan Roberts Chris Clark Despite a 09.00 start the temperature was 27 degrees C by the time we left. The bees were very docile. Apart from Richards colony, which only [...]

Apiary report 18th July 2020

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Apiary|0 Comments

Report from Peter Reader Hive 3.  Two supers extracted and put back on by Pippa.  14x12 removed.  Double brood with lots of bees, queen seen, laying nicely and still with space as brood emerges.  Excellent hive. [...]

Apiary report 11th July 2020

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Apiary|0 Comments

July 11th  Peter Reader Hive 3.  Lots of bees and Queen laying well, bees making space for her to lay.  Three supers full, fourth super nearly full.  Didn’t have another super so added a 14x12 above [...]

Apiary report 27th June 2020

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Apiary|0 Comments

June 27th  Peter Reader. Hive 3. Double brood, 15 frames BIAS. Once again found 2 queen cells that looked like polo mints, see photo. Queen seen, all good.  Supers filling up Peter Reader [...]

Apiary report 22nd June 2020

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Apiary|0 Comments

Since our last visit, Pippa has kindly extracted approximately 95lbs of apiary honey from four supers. Graham subsequently returned these to the appropriate colonies for the bees to clean. In view of the continued expansion of [...]