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3 hours, 7 hives, 0 stings

Yesterday morning J and I visited a site used by Reigate beekeepers, as the bees at Polesden Lacey don’t need inspecting or disturbing today. He will take a look at them next week, but I will be away at a work conference then, so won’t be able to come down. 943 more words


Sunday 11th September

Clear to sunny, 16 – 18C

Reigate beekeepers secondary apiary x6 hives, plus 1 hive of J’s


  • Checked weight and hefted all hives – double brood hives had around 40lb (18kg), and single brood between 20 – 30lb.
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Taking Some Responsibility

today I took another step into the beekeeping world – I went out into the field (no pun intended) with a new beekeeper to meet the bees that we’ll be taking through the next season together. 722 more words


Still beekeeping after all

Again it has been quite a long time since I have updated this blog.  A lot has happened in between the last post and this one. 568 more words