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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!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyYZE7O9dSU Landi Simone – Reading the Frames I found this interesting. She says many things that I say to new beekeepers – listen to and watch your bees. They’ll tell you when they’re not happy! The frame pictures are excellent and well worth a look at from a healthy honey bee perspective. It’s quite long… Continue reading Landi Simone – Reading the Frames
Article in the January BBKA News about Comb Change. Shook swarm and two variants of Bailey comb change. I will be having a good look at this article later today! Also now you need to be a member of the BBKA to take the basic assessment. (page 9) “there is an increase in non-members wanting… Continue reading From January 2017’s BBKA News
This was done online at canva – I was full of ideas until I started playing with it, it’s not the final one .. but was interesting to have a play with. It needs making more even. The templates are there to play with so I might have another go and see what I can… Continue reading Playing at infographics…
I’ve made mincemeat flapjacks! The recipe was simple! Melt butter, golden syrup and mincemeat in the pan, add the oats and stir well. Put into a tin and cook in the oven! Honeycomb bee cake mould that I’ve used here is available at banggood.com. It’s not expensive and you can use it for other types… Continue reading Making something edible for Christmas party