Regenerative Beekeeping: Forage

I guess when most people consider keeping bees for other-than-honey purposes, it's the connection with pollination and plants that springs to mind. This is a really powerful aspect of regenerative beekeeping, helping us to evaluate what is flowering and where, and when, and whether or not the bees regard it as a favourable source of … Continue reading Regenerative Beekeeping: Forage

Look inside the Thermosolar Hive

The Thermosolar hives at Berwick are based on a standard National hive, but with some modifications. I have a video below showing the basic organisation and construction: https://youtu.be/INQ-1wzutWE The Thermosolar ceiling is only used during mite treatment hence why I just have the roof at the moment. The occupied hive was flying well considering how … Continue reading Look inside the Thermosolar Hive

Regenerative Beekeeping: Hedges

I've had a fascination with hedges for many years, and feel profound dismay at the sight and sound of the annual flailfest along the roads and lanes here in Sussex. I still have my "The History of the Countryside" by Oliver Rackham which was a course textbook for my Agriculture and the Environment degree at … Continue reading Regenerative Beekeeping: Hedges