Get a Nuc = Catch a Swarm !!!

Back Yard bee keepers are by their very nature tight arses !! ok its just me. No seriously we are looking out for all manner and means to increase our … Continue Reading →

Wasp Alert !!! / wasps robbing your hive.

WASP ALERT I opened the hive today and was gradually making my way down through the frames, mostly pleased as the brood is expanding (not a lot, but expanding none … Continue Reading →


Here’s a quickie, Obviously the ambition is to be able to handle my bees without gloves but as a nervous beginner I will be using some sort of glove for … Continue Reading →

Hive Location

Hive Location This is a topic which along with others can cause a newbee like myself a bit of confusion. There are a lot of factors to consider: Flight path. … Continue Reading →

Top Tips for Beginning Beekeeping by a Beginner Beekeeper !!!

These are not just “googled” they are the tips which I feel will be of most benefit to a novice like myself. Please feel free to add your tips in … Continue Reading →