June 2010

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It is now the end of May as I write this and all my colonies, such a short time ago advanced or behind in their development just like our garden plants, have all virtually caught […]

May 2010

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At long last, it has been warm enough (at times) for me to be able to open up my hives to check what is happening inside. All colonies bar one had plenty of stores, gathered […]

April 2010

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Well, after last month’s report I thought we would now be well into the flying season, but the weather has let us down yet again. Whilst we have had some good flying days, too often […]

March 2010

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Well, things have moved on a little since my last report. We have had some warmer days, with temperatures up to 10 degrees on the warmest. This encourages the bees to loosen their previously tight […]

January 2011

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Well, what a month! Whilst we (locally) managed to escape the worst consequences of the cold weather, with very little snow (and temperatures that were positively tropical compared with parts of the UK), we did […]

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