Author Archives: maryw7

How to manage an EFB inspection

I have received notification from the NBU that EFB has been discovered within 3 km of my apiary (in central London). I have two hives a metre apart with vegetative barriers between them to hinder drifting. I took honey off … Continue reading

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What to do about hornet

A few weeks ago I was alamed to see what I thought was a hornet showing interest in my colony. But it turned out to be a very large, yellow and red, fly. However this morning I did see a real … Continue reading

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Brixton Warre colony

I have enjoyed reading all your blogs over the last few weeks, and would like to report from my central London apiary. I collected a nuc from near Ipswich on Sunday and put it in my tiny garden, unbeknown to … Continue reading

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