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ONBG meeting, 26th May 2015

A dozen folk gathered after work at Helen J’s to inspect her TBH, discuss swarms and meet other natural beekeepers. The meeting kicked off with a demonstration of how to get a loose swarm into a box for hiving, then … Continue reading

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Warré bar preparation

New Warré users may be interested in how to prepare their top bars as follows to minimise problems later. First, it’s worth mentioning that bars generally have one side cut more roughly than the other. Place them so the rough … Continue reading

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Problem with cross-building of comb

11 August 2012 Today, being sunny, I decided I would do my first solo inspection of my hive – I haven’t done one since Paul came to help me on July 17, nearly 4 weeks ago. I’ve been feeding daily … Continue reading

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