Search found 109 matches

by redwood
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Candles
Replies: 3
Views: 13655

Re: Candles

Sorry but candles have now gone
by redwood
Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: The Brynmair Underfloor Entrance
Replies: 0
Views: 4996

The Brynmair Underfloor Entrance

A good friend of mine redesigned a Darlington underfloor entrance floor to a specification that best suited his bees and the beekeeper. I must say this floor has some very good qualities compared to the traditional floors we use today. I won't say anymore but read his article in the Welsh Beekeepers...
by redwood
Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Welsh Honey
Replies: 2
Views: 29470

Welsh Honey

This year a crop of honey I took of two of my hives has an unusual but pleasant taste, I can't put my finger on it but it gives a kick on the back of the throat, does anyone know the source of nectar or experienced that with their honey. I will have to do a pollen analysis to find out more.
by redwood
Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Matchsticks and winter
Replies: 0
Views: 26463

Matchsticks and winter

There seems to be a lot of nonsense about putting matchsticks under the crown board creating a cold draft of air lowering the core temperature of the hive to harden the bees so they come out of winter with an urge to brood. Never have I heard such rubbish and a sure way of killing your bees over the...
by redwood
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: MANN LAKE
Replies: 2
Views: 9728

Re: MANN LAKE

Mann lake is no longer operating in the UK
by redwood
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Winter
Replies: 1
Views: 46282

Re: Winter

Anyone doing oxalic treatment this winter
by redwood
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: Pests and Diseases
Topic: Varroa
Replies: 2
Views: 15335

Re: Varroa

Apparently you can now only buy oxalic acid crystals if you have a licence. This is now causing some concern with beekeepers as now a relatively low cost treatment is going to become an expensive one as only the big bee medicine companies can afford the licence who then repackage the product and sel...
by redwood
Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: JOKE
Replies: 1
Views: 47939

Re: JOKE

Where did Noah keep all the bees on the Ark
In the Archives :mrgreen:

Go to advanced search