Blog – bees, beekeeping & other sticky subjects
Vita’s Blogger tests two colonies for EFB when they are slow to build up and show spotted brood …
Many beekeepers have asked what a possible UK exit from the EU (the “Brexit” scenario) might mean for Vita.
“Can I use super combs that have been exposed to Apiguard?”
The annual beekeeping auction at Meon Valley attracted enthusiasts as usual. Meantime their bees probably swarmed on a warm May day.
It’s that time of year again – time to start searching for Drone Congregation Areas.
Sebastian speaks to the next generation of beekeepers and even gives a demonstration of a waggle dance.
I had two firsts this weekend: one routine, the other a first in two decades of beekeeping — I was stung by a queen!
Time to replace old brood frames, but don’t expect too much beeswax from them!
Vita’s blogger moves into a new herb farm apiary, but faces the challenge of an abandoned WBC hive.
Vita is full of bright ideas 😉 Here’s how useful a promotional mini torch was to one beekeeper.