A selection of random photos of my simple beekeeping, gardening and boating life.
One of the laying queens and a beautiful looking queen she is to
Queen cell removed from the frame ready to be placed into a mating nuc
Hive with 50mm insulation and bag of fondant
A previous success of a hive fixed into a tree 2.5m in a tree I watched this hive for five days with lots of activity and what looked like two opposing sets of scout bees fighting over the hive but on the fifth day I managed to catch the swarm arrive and a wonder full sight to.
Daddy comb mummy comb and baby comb
Home sweet home
looking down onto the counter top with the deck boards removed looking nice and shiny. The hole in the boat is the removed for painting the weed hatch. It’s a bolted plate that can be removed so you can remove whatever has wrapped itself around your prop.
This is always a worrying moment