Removing a Honey Bee Colony

Removing a Honey Bee Colony

Mark doesn’t take on a lot of bee cut outs… unless of course our own bees go rogue on us and start causing bother. Gladly though, he was talked into removing this whooper a few months back. The colony had set up camp in the sheltered living room wall cavity of an old...
Helping Out Tired Bumblebees

Helping Out Tired Bumblebees

In early spring, bumble bees are out foraging in weather that would keep honey bees in their hive.  The brave, fluffy queen bumbles need food to increase their bee colony, often found at the bottom of a hedge or underground in some rough grass.  If the weather turns...
Beekeeping Courses in West Dorset

Beekeeping Courses in West Dorset

Know someone who’s interested in having bees but doesn’t know where to start?  Our half-day Beekeeping Introductory course makes a lovely gift. We’re taking bookings now for courses in 2020. We had some great feed back this year with The Bee Intro...
Colours of pollen

Colours of pollen

We’ve been busy packing our NEW Bee Garden Kit-in-a-Card gifts over the past couple of weeks. Along with a greetings card, gardening guide, packet of seeds and plant marker, this kit also has a pollen guide. Produced using our beekeeping notes, this guide will...
Natural beeswax balms made in Dorset

Natural beeswax balms made in Dorset

Filberts balms are concentrated oil-based moisturisers which contain no water. Standard lotions contain a large percentage of water, often as much as 50%. This means they need emulsifiers to prevent them separating, thickeners and powerful preservative. Our natural...

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