Monthly Archives: July 2014

Listen to your bees

Every evening particularly in the Spring and Summer I take a look around the apiary to see what the bees are doing. It is good to check that the bees are taking in pollen and the type of pollen can … Continue reading

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Varroa Treatment with Oxalic Acid

Treatment for Varroa with Oxalic Acid usually takes place in mid winter when there is no brood. The simple method is to open up the hive and dribble the oxalic acid onto the seams of bees The┬áissues with this method … Continue reading

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Wild honey bees: Does their disappearance matter?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/28290890

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