Monthly Archives: June 2014

Swarm?

This evening, at about 5pm, some bees collected a couple of days ago have, for the second time come out en masse to fly about. Again, for the second time I noticed a small clump of bees on the ground…in … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Full up TBH

My horizontal TBH is full up beyond the followers.  The bees went through the hole in the followers left open since feeding them from jar feeders last autumn and have built comb on the ‘spare bars’.  I had added more bars … Continue reading

Posted in Natural Beekeeping | 3 Comments

Moving bees from TBH to Warré

My wife and I are considering moving our bees from a TBH to a Warré, simply to make room in our garden. What is the best way to do this? I can cut honeycomb and place it in the Warré but … Continue reading

Posted in Natural Beekeeping | 3 Comments

Drumming out the bees

I visited a house today that has housed a huge colony of bees (apparently) for several years in a small flat roof which for various reasons is fairly impossible to access.  Some of the ceiling of this flat roof has caved … Continue reading

Posted in Natural Beekeeping | 6 Comments