From the Hive

These series of articles were written by Gordon Laking in 2013/14, but they are just as relevant today as they were when...

Aug 2013

Letter from the HIVE : August 2013 The hive is slowing down as we move through August. The queen's rate of laying diminishes and most...

July 2013

Letter from the HIVE : July 2013 The hive suffered a set back in mid June when the Queen failed and the colony had to...

June 2013

Letter from the HIVE : June 2013 The bees are working at full speed trying to gather the last of May's nectar flow from apples,...

April to May 2013

Letter from the Hive : April 2013 With what felt like the first warm day in 2013 it was a welcoming sight to see the...