Opening a Hive
Things You Should Do Each & Every Time You Open A Hive.
By Lindsay Wilson
Observation - Of the area and hive, flight paths, activity, pollen going into the hive, guard bees, and the most important is the weather e.g; Temperature and wind.
Where to Start Beekeeping
Joining a club is a great place to start
Beekeeping is becoming a more and more popular past time / hobby with the increased awareness of Bees and how important they are to our way of life. The best way to find out how to get into beekeeping / apiary is to come and visit our club.
Chris' Double Fermented Aged Honey Meade
Be patient, this Meade will take about 18 months before it is ready to drink and the longer you leave it, the better it is. Club members that tasted it in Jan 2015 will now know that what they tasted had matured in the bottle for 2 years. Prior to this there was about 10 Months of fermentation and shelving.