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by redwood
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: TRENDING BEEKEEPING
Replies: 0
Views: 13426

TRENDING BEEKEEPING

It's nice to see other countries doing their bit for apiculture and the environment.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/08/s ... 40033.html
by redwood
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Welsh Honey
Replies: 2
Views: 29597

Re: Welsh Honey

Did anyone watch this weeks episode of Country folder BB1, there was some interesting facts about welsh honey,
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bcln2
by redwood
Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: News
Topic: 2017 convention
Replies: 0
Views: 762

2017 convention

Convention 2017 Cymdeithas Gwenynwyr Cymru Welsh Beekeepers’ Association Convention 2017 Saturday 25th March at 0830 Tea and Coffee available from 0800 Old Food Hall, Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY Mynediad/Admission: Oedolion/Adults – £9.00, Advance Payment – £7.00...
by redwood
Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Beehives
Topic: TYPES used in the UK
Replies: 1
Views: 13512

Re: TYPES used in the UK

There is a growing fan club of poly hives. These are made from a high density polystyrene foam which will last 25 years plus. They are increadably light and strong and easy to assemble. There are many makes available but I like the Swienty as it is compatible with all other national parts. The only ...
by redwood
Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Pests and Diseases
Topic: Varroa
Replies: 2
Views: 15525

Re: Varroa

You only need a licence if you are a member of the general public, if you are not a member by default then you don't need a licence.
by redwood
Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: How Are Your Bees
Replies: 8
Views: 50211

Re: How Are Your Bees

Two weeks ago now I vaporised my hives some decided to come out onto the landing board and fan like crazy trying to extract the fumes left in their hive. These were the defensive colonies in the apiary whilst the more genital colonies where not too bothered by the whole affair. Whilst I was there I ...
by redwood
Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Candles
Replies: 3
Views: 13805

Re: Candles

These are now back on sale
redwoodhives@gmail.com
by redwood
Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: How Are Your Bees
Replies: 8
Views: 50211

Re: How Are Your Bees

This is the time of year that new beekeepers are getting concerned about their bees because they cannot see ant at the entrance or flying and they think they are dead. Fear not as this is what bees do in the winter as they cluster in the centre of the hive keeping the core temperature at 37c, only w...
by redwood
Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Alternative hive roof
Replies: 0
Views: 1383

Alternative hive roof

A few years ago I visited Buckfast Abbey and was interested in the roof design of a brother Adam hive. It was a sloping roof in a square box so it was stable on the ground upside down. The roof was only painted which could lead to water ingress so I went about making one with modern materials, paint...
by redwood
Tue Dec 13, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 1
Views: 46251

Re: Christmas

Once again it's that time of year so have a Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year

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