Blog – bees, beekeeping & other sticky subjects
The glory of heather honey
Heather produces one of the world’s most stunning honeys. It requires special efforts, but the taste is beyond compare.
Bees and horses can mix
The new venue of the UK’s National Honey Show at Sandown Park race course was very popular.
Drone Congregation Areas 2016 – roundup
To coincide with an article on Drone Congregation Areas in Bee Craft, November 2016, here is a selection of videos.
Bee Music Live at Kew Hive
Last night saw the first live music performances inside the astonishing Hive at Kew Gardens, London.
Apiguard at work
A fraction of the results of Apiguard treatment after just three days.
Call in the propolis!
The bees objected to the gap between two supers.
The wasp who dared probably wished she hadn’t. This little nucleus doesn’t take prisoners. It bakes them!
Chronic Bee Paralysis
A mystery disease, CBPV, is being reported, but a British bee farmer has developed an ingenious way to try to control it.
Where would you like to keep bees?
What a great game: Googleguessr. Where in the world is it? And you can ponder if you’d like to keep bees there.
Recruits or volunteers?
The secrets of bees. A colony with a newly-laying queen has emerged from next to nothing.