Archive for February, 2010

So far so good

The bees were flying last week on a mild day we had, I’m so pleased they’ve made it this far. They’ve also only just started taking the fondant I put in the hive on christmas day so they must have had ok stores up till now.

I’ve also started to get my Warre hive ready, I’m coating the outside in boiled linseed oil and using beeswax on the inside, I’ve read somewhere that this is a good way to get it set up so heres hoping, I’ll get it outside and weathered up in time for the swarm season and then we’ll see how we go, I’m also hoping to get another National set up this spring and maybe another Warre at some point.


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