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The Hive at Kew

The art and science of honeybees and pollination are celebrated in a stunning installation at Kew Gardens, London.

Stroppy bees

The herb farm is a very productive apiary, but the bees are agitated and we think there is something in the environment.

EFB Alarm Bells – tested

Vita’s Blogger tests two colonies for EFB when they are slow to build up and show spotted brood …

Going, going ..

The annual beekeeping auction at Meon Valley attracted enthusiasts as usual. Meantime their bees probably swarmed on a warm May day.

Back on the drone trail

It’s that time of year again – time to start searching for Drone Congregation Areas.

Next Generation Beekeepers

Sebastian speaks to the next generation of beekeepers and even gives a demonstration of a waggle dance.

The queen with a surprise

I had two firsts this weekend: one routine, the other a first in two decades of beekeeping — I was stung by a queen!


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