Category Archives: 2012

Posts from 2012

M is for the Mad Month of May!

I say Mad because it has been such a busy month that only now have I had time to sit down and write an update to my blog! As soon as the warm weather started my phone started to ring … Continue reading

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A busy weekend for me and the Bees!

I have almost given up looking at the weather forecast, it never seems to be that accurate at the moment! If I remember correctly the forecast I looked at said it would be a max of 12 degs C on … Continue reading

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Super Weather! OR is it??

We are now into the first week of May and with the boost of the hot weather period we had in March most of my colonies are starting to get pretty big. The Spring flowering Oil Seed Rape (OSR) is … Continue reading

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The start of a New Beekeeping Season!

After my lack of posts and updates towards the end of last year I have resolved to keep my blog/diary more upto date, so here goes. The 13 hives that I took into winter seem to have survived ok. There … Continue reading

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