Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Bee Man Cometh

Busy day ahead. I opened the third hive a couple of days ago and found what might be signs of European Foul Brood. It’s not certain – the suspect cells were in the outside frames rather than in the centre … Continue reading

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Bees

It’s almost time to open the hives and see what shape we’re in for 2011. With the mild spring we’ve had plenty of bees flying. Today I’ve watched them carrying pollen into the hives which is an excellent sign. It … Continue reading

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Hens

We lost one of our hens over winter. In addition to our three rescue hens someone had given us an aristocratic looking Welsummer. When she arrived she seemed to be suffering from a bad cold. Happens all the time, we … Continue reading

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