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Pertwood farm visit, 13th August 2016

Eight of the ONBG headed to Wiltshire to visit the first tree hive to be setup in the UK. This is at Pertwood farm, a source of excellent muesli. Lower Pertwood Farm is a 2,100 acre farm that has been organic for … Continue reading

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Keeping bees in trees – new article, book and hive

The ancient art of tree-based beekeeping, whether that is in a hollow tree or in a log hive, is becoming more popular. This article in today’s Telegraph online newspaper gives a good basic introduction to the subject, talking with the … Continue reading

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ONBG meeting, 12th Dec 2015: Hive design

Fifteen folk gathered at Gareth’s house to discuss the design of hives, and organising a Warré hive building workshop for the group next year. We were joined by Matthew Mercy, a professional Warré maker (website: zorbanet.com) Gareth gave a detailed … Continue reading

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