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    Lynne

    Honey Bees in House

    Hi, could someone please give me some advice? I live in an old Victorian townhouse and 2 days ago came home to find about 30 honey bees in my bedroom. There were bees swarming around outside the...

    29-06-2018 09:35 AM
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    Thymallus

    Worth remembering that heather moors are really...

    Worth remembering that heather moors are really large boggy water sinks. It may be dry on top but underneath there is still a lot of water. I'm looking forward to seeing what the crop is like this...

    Thymallus 12-07-2018, 08:55 PM Go to last post
    Feckless Drone

    Pleased to see a bit more rain today - I've been...

    Pleased to see a bit more rain today - I've been walking in the hills and its been bone dry. I put a couple of hives on a bell site, however I've likely missed it. A lot of the bell on that site...

    Feckless Drone 12-07-2018, 04:46 PM Go to last post
    greengumbo

    Cheers ! Our site actually looked okay. The...

    Cheers !

    Our site actually looked okay. The bell heather looks great this year and the ling is still a while off I think. I only moved four hives in the end - mainly as I was going for a look...

    greengumbo 12-07-2018, 03:38 PM Go to last post
    Adam

    I'll suggest a theory here - you can shoot me...

    I'll suggest a theory here - you can shoot me down if you wish.

    Does inspecting a colony when it's close to thinking about swarming upset the queen pheromone so that the bees produce swarm cells...

    Adam 12-07-2018, 08:34 AM Go to last post
    Calluna4u

    Yes indeed. However we wind down the grafting...

    Yes indeed. However we wind down the grafting over the next couple of weeks and by August we do not refill the mating boxes any more. You would get the general idea however.

    Calluna4u 11-07-2018, 09:49 AM Go to last post