Spring Beekeeping Workshop

This workshop is for people who have some beekeeping experience, or who have attended my Introductory/Introductory Plus Course. Topics covered include: First spring check: what to look for and when to do it Assessing the health of your colony from its activity Spring feeding: should you? If so, how? Increase: splits and swarms Observational clues … Continue reading Spring Beekeeping Workshop

Bee Fest 2019

It was set to be a scorcher for West Rise Junior School’s annual Bee Fest: a celebration of the Bee Sanctuary and a chance for a mass Forest School session on the Marsh. This year, as well as the original Warré and newly-occupied top bar bee hives, there is now the Reptile Sanctuary adjacent to … Continue reading Bee Fest 2019