I’m currently going through my preps boxing up what I don’t need till an event and putting it away for safe storage in a sort of Spring Clean. I’m a bit behind the curve with this as I planned to do it over winter but I just didn’t have the time.
My house needs the […]
Just spent some time in the garden catching up with some chores. Planted the usual stuff, cleaned out the chickens and reset the traps.
The traps were necessary as a fox came in a few nights ago and terminated my two best layers plus mummy chicken. Didn’t even take them off to eat them […]
The weather has started to warm up and the bees are starting to get out about daily instead of being trapped inside the hives. It is now time for me to check on them after the winter.
As you know I have two hives and with the amount of bees entering and exiting it looks […]
In my last post I was splitting the hive to stop the bees swarming and create a backup hive. I’ve been monitoring the situation and it appears that the bees have not liked the lack of a queen and have since been trying to grow their own by creating quite a few more queen cells.