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Beekeeper’s Notes: Bees Live Four Times Longer In The Winter

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon It is probably the quietest time of the year for beekeepers. The bees are prepared for the winter, plenty of honey stores, a dry…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Spectacular Autumn Is Here And A Caterpillar Being Eaten By Fly Maggots

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon The weather is drawing in, shorter days and a little bit colder and wetter. Just what we would expect and even hope for at…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Annual Debate On When The Central Heating Gets Turned On Starts

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon The annual debate between wifes and husbands about when to turn on the central heating was triggered by the sudden drop in temperature at…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Don’t Kill Our Native Hornets Terrifying Though They Can Seem

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon I don’t know whether you have ever seen a hornet close up. They are huge, about half the size of your thumb. To see…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Bees Have Feelings Too

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon “Bees can count, recognise images of human faces and learn simple tool use and abstract concepts,” says Lars Chittka, professor of sensory and behavioural…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Bees Are Bringing In Nectar By The Box Load

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon The summer flow is on now and the bees are bringing in nectar by the box load. Two of our strong hives have foraged…

Beekeeper’s Notes: New Broom Sweeping Clean In The Apairy

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon There is a change in our household. My (very definitely) better half is getting more involved in the Coakley bees and the new broom…

Beekeeper’s Notes: I’ve Joined The Ranks Of The Umarell Looking Down Holes In The Road

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon It is still quiet on the beekeeping front. There was some excitement when the roof was blown off a hive in the garden. The…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Size Doesn’t Matter (Says Study Into Gardens)

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon January is another quiet month for beekeepers. The bees are all hunkered down with the cold weather. And, just as they have been doing…

Beekeeper’s Notes: Thoughts On Varroa Treatment And Of An Extraordinary Man

Hugh Coakley keeps bees in Worplesdon It is the time of year for varroa treatment again. Varroa, a tiny mite which lives off honeybee adults and larvae, arrived in the…

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