My Virtual trip to the Virtual National Honey Show and a round up of other beekeeping stuff.
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.
My weekly round up of our beekeeping and my thoughts on a much sought after book reprint that I've been sent to review.
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...
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,...
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.
I take a walk around my apiaries and discuss possible Queenless Autumn colonies and what might be happening.
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.
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.
We’ve had a couple of exciting deliveries this week and stay tuned to hear all about Gary’s Hive Make Over.