Bee Blogs – July 2016

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Forty-four tons of aluminium was installed at Kew Gardens. It is a a beehive-inspired structure produced by the artist Wolfgang Buttress in partnership with designer [Read More]

Bee Blogs – June 2016

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This morning, May 27th I saw my first clump of clover in West Cork.  It seems to flower ever earlier. The clump was set between [Read More]

Bee Blogs – May 2016

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How doth the little busy bee
Improve each shining hour,
And gather honey all the day
From every opening flower.
Isaac Watts

We are now entering the business part of [Read More]

Bee Blogs – April 2016

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As we move closer to the business end of the beekeeping year, maybe I need to revise my goals for the year – move away [Read More]

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Bee Blogs – March 2016

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There is no need to state the fact that we have been through a mild but very wet winter and there is little sign of [Read More]

Bee Blogs – February 2016

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INTRODUCTION
The weather has, for the most part, been extremely mild – this can be a disadvantage for the bees – because they are flying a [Read More]