Category Archives: Bee Keeping

The Bee Diaries – Arrival of the Bees – Suplemental

Following the last publication two days ago of the ‘Arrival of the Bees‘ posting, I asked Charles Millar (Whom I acquired the Bees from) of Bee-keeping at Tiger Hall, to give my video and comments the once over just in … Continue reading

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The Bee Diaries – Arrival of the Bees!

Finally after much preparation  the nucleus of bees were collected, the best method of getting the bees settled into their new hive was explained and with reassurance that the queen was included, marked and clipped I was on my way home with … Continue reading

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The Bee Diaries – Quick Update & Final Preparation for the Arrival of the Bees.

Previously we sited the hive…. Finally, after months of waiting, I finally get to collect the Nucleus of bee’s next week on Wednesday 17th June. So, just a few final things to check and finish off: Apiary – I finished … Continue reading

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The Bee Diaries – Siting the Hive

The nucleus of Bees should be arriving in about a month, so now is a good time to test the site for the bee hive. Our property has a reasonable sized garden for the type of house, when we moved … Continue reading

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The Bee Diaries – The Hive Build

Having purchased my first batch of equipment discussed in ” A start to the Bee keeping venture”, one of my first tasks is to build the hive, this isn’t always required, but I took the lower cost option of buying … Continue reading

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The Bee Diaries – A start to the Bee keeping venture

The idea of bee keeping for me is a new one, it wasn’t something that I had ever considered before, The idea behind wanting to do it stems from my increasing years and prepper interests, by this I mean, looking … Continue reading

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