Notes from the Field

Beekeeping facts, flowers in bloom and outdoors living.

November is about...

Bonfires, cider and apple crumbles

From the beekeeper

“It’s a quiet time of year for the bees during hibernation. Time for maintenance jobs – making hives and cleaning equipment”

News in Brief

Bees, the outdoors and natural living. There’s more in the archives »

Filberts’ Barn is transformed into a fab exhibition

Filberts' Barn is transformed into a fab exhibition space this weekend as we host an Open Studio event. Bridport Open Studios is a West Dorset-wide event which opens up many local artists' studios to the public. Suzy (who also works here at Filberts and designed our...

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Making a linocut for our new greetings cards

Read how Suzy Moger, local painter and printmaker, designed the new Filberts Lino Print Greetings Card. From initial sketches, to carving the lino, and printing the final piece, here's Suzy's story of how it was made. We decided that a linocut would be a great place...

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In the production barn today

This morning we made a batch of Lemon and Geranium Body Butter. As we are heading into Autumn and the weather cools I find my skin is drier and in need of a little extra care, so I’ve started using a little body butter on my face (when it's still damp) as a soothing...

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Winter Solstice

Thursday 21st December

What we’re making in November

by hand, making every week, with 100% natural ingredients

Foot Salve

Rolled Candles

Tree Shaking – Harvest Time

 Bees still out feeding when it’s warm

  • Garden flowers – Michaelmas Daisy, late flowering shrubs 20%
  • In fields and hedges – balsam, ivy 80%

Beehives fed for winter

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