Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 31

Happy New Year…. Lang may yer Lum Reek!

Yes well it”s an old Scottish salutation meaning may you live long and happily. A reasonable sentiment all in all…lol I wish one and all the best weather they need, the bees they want, and for nectar to pour in saleable amounts, with swarming off the bees minds. Not a lot to hope for is …

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Dec 30

Honey for Health

http://www.apitherapy.org/ There is a considerable amount of information on this site, a movement created near single handed by Charles Mraz, a person I read over the years with great interest. Two friends of mine have had some success with MS sufferers using bee venom, and honey is of course widely regarded as very effective in …

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Dec 27

Site finding or establishing an out apiary

I have done this over the years many times and my procedure is very simple. I go and look, I find a spot I like, I find the land owner and politely ask “May I put x hives there, and give you a jar of honey per hive”? I have been refused, I think thrice, …

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