Swarming season

Swarming is a natural process by which bees grow their hives. As a hive gets too crowded, the queen bee will leave the hive with approximately 40% of her staff, leaving the remaining bees behind to raise a new queen and continue on. Swarming in Ireland typically occurs in May and June, though swarms can…

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How to Make a Gallon of Mead

this years agenda !!! How to Make a Gallon of Mead March 1, 2015 by Grow Forage Cook Ferment —88 Comments Maybe you’ve heard of mead before or maybe you haven’t, but one image that always seems to come to mind when mead is mentioned is Vikings drinking their grog. I don’t know a whole…

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