When it doesn’t rain

When it doesn’t rain this is what a Saturday afternoon’s beekeeping looks like.

Emily and I now have four colonies at Perivale apiary: Queen Myrtle’s hive has almost completed the Bailey comb change after a late start in spring; Rose’s colony has been successfully transferred from a nuc into a hive; the second nuc is building up nicely; and we saw a new virgin queen in our hive from Charles. We closed up and left her to fly free.

I hope you enjoyed this week’s short snapshot – much more next week.

Happy beekeeping!

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19 thoughts on “When it doesn’t rain

  1. Lovely film!
    I’ve got three colonies now, but expect that there will be very little honey this year whilst they build up in size…

    May your new queens mate well and be fertile for several years!

    Sara x

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