Queen rearing – the Cook method part 2

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that we were about to embark at long last on a foray into rearing our own queens.  Unfortunately the superb weather of April has been replaced by a somewhat more familiar icy blast and we had to delay our plans.  However this week it was decided that if …

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My bee-loud glade

Today was such a beautiful day I just had to pop over to my apiary (minus beesuit as they’re a gentle bunch!) to take a few pics of what the girls were up to.  Plenty of action in and out of the entrance and pollen of various shades from orange to pale cream.  The first …

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