What should new beekeepers do? They should join the club of the beekeepers they know. Especially if they’re going to share a site with them. The BBKA offers insurance, a great magazine (Go and look and you’ll find a photo of me with Liverpool waterfront in the background!) and lots of help and support through… Continue reading New Beekeepers
https://natureodes.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/see-like-a-bee-ultraviolet-flower-photography-2/ have been sent this link. So it’s going here so I can find it again
How do you catch one? Hints on getting a good photo welcome too! I assume a video camera and tripod at the right bit of the day, but pointing so the sun isn’t blinding, and that the colour can be seen on the hornet. Someone else has posted on the beekeeping forum about this : It… Continue reading Asian Hornet video
Happy new year! Let’s hope it’s a great year for beekeepers everywhere. I’m recovering from my elbow operation, although the scar is a bit sensitive still. I’m hoping to be fully fit for the start of the season, but am not yet convinced the op has worked. Someone who had an operation on his arm… Continue reading Happy New Year
Stanley Deep Tote Tray This does actually look good! Stanley Deep Tote Tray which is made from tough and durable 2mm thick polypropylene plastic for a long working life. It has two deep trays for vertical tool storage and easy access. Also fitted with a foldable handle. Dimensions: 306 x 192 x 157mm. A handy container… Continue reading Useful for beekeepers
Perfect smoker for either a new beekeeper or someone who wants a spare Cheapest honey bee smoker in the UK £7.59 FREE UK delivery. Stainless Steel construction. Fire Guard. Protective safety guard to help prevent burns. Perforated base plate which can be removed for easier cleaning. 11 inches (28cm) tall and 4 inches (10 cm)… Continue reading Cheapest smoker in the UK
Fancy a new hive tool? Here’s the cheapest one in the UK £2.47 FREE UK delivery.
If you live in Oldham, Manchester or Tameside then there’s a new beekeepers association! Medlock bees covers Oldham, Manchester and Tameside and is a branch of Lancashire and North West BKA. This new group offers monthly pub chat evenings which aim to be educational with lots of bee related chat!
Landi Simone video Should start at the section on laying workers. It’s an excellent video that I have recommended all beekeepers watch!