Mar 06

Early spring Management

Hello to you and the idea behind this short series of articles is how to build up colonies to a good strength and how to take advantage of the same.

Whether you are interested in the challenge of the moors, or have wondered if you can rear a queen I hope to stimulate your thoughts and maybe even inspire you to take on a little bit more beekeeping than merely keeping bees.

There is more information on my website:

Early Spring Management.

I know. I empathise, truly I do but……..please read before lighting the smoker for the first time this season and lets have a wee think about what we are planning. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

SBA March Magazine

Arrived today in it’s normal pristine condition and with a rather good cover. 🙂


Mar 02

Borders Beekeeping Assoc

Next meeting is Wednesday march 8th at 7-30pm at Sprouston Village hall.


Topic is a talk on the benefits and work done by the Scottish Beekeepers Association which promises to be entertaining and informative.


The website for the BBA has some very useful information as of course does this one. 🙂

See you there.



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