Monthly Archives: May 2011

Harvest

Despite the comedy beekeeping we’ve managed fill our storecupboard with honey. The comparison with last year is interesting.  In 2010 we took off our first honey (22 lb) on 6th June. Our second crop was taken off on 24th July … Continue reading

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Comedy Beekeeping

Another day, another swarm… Yesterday’s swarm (the second of the year if we don’t count the four times we housed our first swarm) is still in its two boxes. It ought to be in one box but the swarm decided … Continue reading

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Hickling

After a few breezy days Thursday brought a change and once again we found ourselves out in the sunshine with the just lightest of breezes blowing off the marsh.  It didn’t look promising.  Still, rather than give in to the … Continue reading

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