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Thread: Who are the Vine's Resident Beekeepers?

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    Kept a couple of hives for a few years, but that was 25 years ago now (couldn't take them with us when we moved).
    Hoping to get a hive or 2 in Spain (eventually), but mainly as 'guards' for the solar panels. I don't think a thief is going to want to mess about beside a hive! They'd have to mainly look after themselves, but we might get the occasional jar of honey!
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    Hi I'm new to this site, been an allotment holder for best part of 15 years, last year took up beekeeping to try and increase the local honey bee population, I have a horizontal top bar hive and aim to keep the bees as naturaly as possible.

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    Welcome to the Vine Beekeepers Trev, hope you find it a useful place to belong!
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    Suzanne (aka Mrs Dobby)

    'Garden naked - get some colour in your cheeks'!

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    I'm delighted to say I can now post here!

    Had them now for approx 2 hrs
    1 nuc, shortly to be a National hive, located in the garden

    Hooray!
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    Gratz Vicky, hope they are beehaving themselves!
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    Suzanne (aka Mrs Dobby)

    'Garden naked - get some colour in your cheeks'!

    The Dobby's Pumpkin Patch - an Allotment & Beekeeping blogspot!
    Last updated 16th April - Video intro to our very messy allotment!
    Dobby's Dog's - a Doggy Blog of pics n posts - RIP Bella gone but never forgotten xx
    On Dark Ravens Wing - a pagan blog of musings and experiences

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    Had them for four days 1 national and 3 stings

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    hi its al i have 2 nationals and 2 nucs on the allotment now in my second year and loving it
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    I have been a keeper of bees for 9 hours and twenty minutes,all going well so far

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