Swarms Swarms EveryWhere!!! Swanson 1!!!

Got another call from a kind member of the public “Terry” yesterday morning while we were getting reading to tackle the Hawthorn Swarm again. A swarm had arrived yesterday and was in a tree. It turned out that Terry knows Tom Dixon from the Bee Club, so small world indeed. Luckily for us the swarm[…]Read More

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Honey 1 and Queen rearing take 2 part 3

Well it’s been seven days since we moved the Millar Frame into the centre of Honey 1, so we checked it today to see if the Bees had built any wax on the comb and more importantly laid some new eggs. Glad to report that the frame had been drawn out and some new eggs[…]Read More

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Inspection of Honey 1 – The Queens Great Escape

Checked the weather forecast and it looked good until tomorrow, it has been predicated to rain tomorrow. Started the inspection at 2:30 PM. Started the inspection by taking off the roof, no sign of comb or Bees in the new “Kiwimana bee hive roof”. Looks like the bees don’t see the roof as an extension[…]Read More

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