Beekeeping - Short and Sweet
Beekeeping - Short and Sweet
Stewart Spinks
A Beekeeping Podcast for the Inquisitive Beekeeper with a Short Attention Span! BeeFarmer, YouTuber (The Norfolk Honey Company, Patreon Host (, Beekeeping mentor to 1000's of beekeepers worldwide via my social media channels, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Episode 133: National Honey SHow and Stuff
My Virtual trip to the Virtual National Honey Show and a round up of other beekeeping stuff.
Nov 27
14 min
Episode 132: Sumps, Pumps, Mead and Zoom
In This Week's Podcast: Finally, I've got myself into a Virtual Beekeeping Meeting, we get cleaning the honey sump and pump and this week I promise, I will update you on how the mead making is going.
Nov 20
15 min
Episode 131: Book Review - Honey by Dr. Eva Crane
My weekly round up of our beekeeping and my thoughts on a much sought after book reprint that I've been sent to review.
Nov 12
16 min
Episode 130: Stop Inspecting Your Hives!
Hi, I’m Stewart Spinks, and welcome to Episode 130 of my podcast, Beekeeping Short and Sweet.In This Week's Podcast: I've had a couple of messages and emails this week from worried beekeepers inspecting hives, listen in for my suggestions, and an update...
Nov 5
14 min
Episode 129: Autumnal Checks and Mead
Hi, I’m Stewart Spinks and welcome to Episode 129 of my podcast, Beekeeping Short and Sweet.In This Week's Podcast: Autumn always brings its own share of challenges, not least the high winds we've been experiencing. Coming up, some of my autumn checks,...
Oct 30
15 min
Episode 128: Watching Bees, New Equipment and The Team Grows
Hands up anyone who's forgotten to do something around the apiary this Autumn! I made a discovery yesterday that proves we're all just stumbling our way to beekeeping excellence, stay tuned to hear of my minor faux par, some exciting equipment news and we have another new member of the team to introduce.
Oct 22
16 min
Episode 127: Queenless Autumn Colony or Not?
I take a walk around my apiaries and discuss possible Queenless Autumn colonies and what might be happening.
Oct 16
15 min
Episode 126: Feeding The Top Bar Hive and Uniting Colonies
In This Week's Podcast: I'm feeding the top bar hive and have a thorough explanation of uniting two colonies in preparation for Winter.
Oct 9
18 min
Episode 125: Wasps, Flighty Queens and Weak Hives
We’ve had wasp attacks, new queens taking to the air and I’ve been pondering what to do with our weaker colonies, stay tuned to discover what I’m doing to deter those pesky wasps and how Lady Luck lent a hand with my beekeeping woes.
Oct 2
17 min
Episode 124: New Jars and Gary's Hive Make-over
We’ve had a couple of exciting deliveries this week and stay tuned to hear all about Gary’s Hive Make Over.
Sep 25
17 min
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