Steve Donohoe With David Kemp in Nottinghamshire

Bee Work in Winter

With David Kemp in Nottinghamshire I had a lovely chat with David Kemp this week on the telephone. He is a talker! It's always a privilege and a pleasure to hear his stories, and he's still going strong at 82…
Murray McGregor shows a winter cluster

Winter Survival

Murray McGregor shows a winter cluster How this Walrus does it I harvested my last honey in August and treated for mites as soon as the honey supers were off. This works for me. Many beekeepers leave the harvest until…
Infra red image showing heater bees

What do bees do in Winter?

Did you know that honey bees are experts at managing the temperature inside their colony? There are even “heater bees” who act like little radiators, applying their heat as required. They vibrate their wing muscles vigorously in order to generate…