Entries from July 2019

Saturday, 13th July 2019: My first bees
I've been wondering for the last week or so whether we had left things too late this year, and mentally preparing myself to start beekeeping next May instead. …
Sunday, 14th July 2019: Leave well alone
The swarm are *still* in the hive, and there are *still* bees holding their waggling abdomens aloft at the entrance, and, as far as I can tell, eating some of the mountain of fondant we left for them. …