Warre hive

Bee Garden Party

The Bees for Development Garden Party is a key event in the calendar for everyone who is anyone in the ‘bee world’. Numerous bee friendly celebrities  attend at this major fundraising event for the worthy charity which helps establish beekeeping and pollinating businesses across the globe. Bees for development  assist in farming and small business …

Bee Garden Party Read More »

Winter Bees

It is such a joy to see the honeybees flying during the winter months. After a long summer of seeing the bees daily flying in and out of their hives, the winter months are a time of patience and faith that all will be well. As soon as the sun comes out and the temperature …

Winter Bees Read More »

Upside down bees

Last week I was informed by a farmer that one of my hives at an orchard had been blown over. We’d had some particularly strong and bitter winds the previous night and although I’d checked all my other colonies, I had neglected to travel further afield to check on this ‘wilder’ hive. This colony was …

Upside down bees Read More »