Reflections from the Apiary

Reflections from the Apiary

Reflections from the Apiary It’s October and the end of the beekeeping year. The days are shortening, the wind picking up and, as far as the bees are concerned, the hatches have been battened down. The queen is curtailing her laying and the worker bees have...
It’s Swarm Season

It’s Swarm Season

A Swarm in June is worth a Silver Spoon It’s swarm season which (apart from the sticky mess of extracting honey) is what beekeepers live for. It’s so much fun! Colony numbers have expanded rapidly since April so that the foraging force will be at its peak by the time...
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