Monthly Archives: July 2011

Honey – the numbers

I’ve had to check this twice because I can’t quite believe it.  Over the last few days we’ve taken off 194 lbs of honey from just two hives. What makes this extraordinary is that in May we extracted 125 lbs … Continue reading

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More Honey

We’ve spent the last couple of days processing honey.  The bees didn’t give it up willingly. The idea is to put a clearing board under the supers containing the honey. These boards have a bee escape fitted to them which … Continue reading

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Going Solo

Life – in the shape of the bees and research for a community play in Peterborough – has contrived to keep us away from the river. Plans went awry again yesterday when Kate had a meeting she couldn’t duck so … Continue reading

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