Monthly Archives: July 2013

23. The Bees Arrive! (New Bee Hives Part 3)

After a delay and something about a queen getting stuck in customs (don’t ask us, we’re not very clear on a few details) the day actually came for the bees to arrive! We met Michael up at the site with … Continue reading

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22. Building Bee Hives (New Bee Hives Part 2)

As mentioned before, Heather and Michael came to come show me how to build a flatpack hive. After showing me how to build one they left me with the second one to assemble myself. A lot of hammering and a few bent nails … Continue reading

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21. Bee Hive Pallet Stands (New Bee Hives Part 1)

We heard through our local beekeeping group about a beekeeping programme where you are loaned everything you need (apart from suits) for 2 years in exchange for 1/2 the honey the hive produces. They also provide training and support over the 2 years- … Continue reading

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