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Straightening out a poorly managed beehive.

National 1 is one of my new colonies. The previous owner had, rather unwisely, left two full supers over the top of the brood box without a queen excluder. 815 more words


Spring is here!

Spring is here!  The birds are tweeting, the bees are flying, the sunshine warms your body and everything is good and right with the world again.   510 more words


10 Must Stop Funky Fun Shops in Houston's Rice Village

Houston is rated by CNBC to be the number six best place in the entire United States to start a business.   That being said, it is undoubted there are so many unique and trendy one-of-a-kind experiences scattered across the entire city.   1,037 more words


Wax Melting

Spring seem to have started and the bees are out and about today, the temperature is a balmy 12c and the sun is shining. Had a quick inspection last week and gave them all a slab of fondant. 123 more words


Beehive and fleas

I had this dream on 11th March 2017

This was a very strange dream in an unusual setting but was beside the sea.  I saw what looked like a huge wave, taller than any building there in this town and it was coming very fast.   418 more words


Swarm Box Success!

Swarm season is here, and since our top bar honeybee hive is packed to the rafters, it has been a very swarmy couple of weeks. The first swarm landed in a tree way way too high for us to reach, so we put a couple of swarm boxes out in hopes that the bees would move in. 48 more words


Flow Hives

This article was originally written for Surrey Bees newsletter and is a general summary of my first year with a Flow Hive.

Imagine, honey flowing directly from hive frames into a jar. 1,082 more words