Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 29

Save our bees petition

  On Monday 22nd October some of the campaigning group 38 Degrees  delivered their ‘Save Our Bees’ petition to Owen Paterson the Environment Secretary at the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Over 75,000 38 Degrees members  signed the petition demanding the government protect our bees. 38 Degrees said “Our bees are in danger, three species …

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Oct 04


After a washout summer I guess we should be glad to still have four functioning hives in the apiary. Overall we have taken about 30lbs of honey so have something to show for our labours. The second application of Apiguard has now been completed and we continue to feed all four hives despite the ivy …

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