Category: My Apiaries

My apiaries are in East Cheshire in England. My bees have a wide variety of forage and pollen for most of the year. On the downside, it rains a lot.

Pumpkin Patch

A Tale of Two Apiaries

Yeah, that’s right, I’m a big shot with two apiaries. None of that amateurish one apiary nonsense. My second apiary, which is in an orchard at Red House Farm in Dunham Massey, is only just getting going. It currently has just three colonies on it; two good sized […]

3 frame polystyrene nucleus hive

A sneaky couple of nucs in the garden

I live beside a main road in South Manchester and, despite high panelled fences and a monstous privet hedge, I am very aware of the presence of neighbours on all sides. I like them. Neighbours I mean. They all seem to have small children whereas mine are adults now. Perhaps I am meant to have moved away, to the place where older people go, but for now I’m standing my ground…
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