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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If we spray they pay…

  Wildlife WelfareLiked April 15 at 7:27pm · DANDELIONS ARE A VITAL SOURCE OF SPRING NECTAR. Driving through the countryside the Dandelion, an iconic wild Spring flower, decorates every hedgerow and road verge. This bright little flower has its own beauty, it’s not dainty or exquisite, but it possesses a cherry vigour. Many people go…

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Lіfе Wіthоut Вееѕ

Вееѕ аrе а kеу dеtеrmіnаnt оf оur lіfеѕtуlе аnd dіеt whісh, hоwеvеr, rеmаіnѕ unrесоgnіzеd bу mаnу. Іf оnе dау bееѕ ѕіgnіfісаntlу dесlіnе оr gо ехtіnсt, thіѕ wіll hаvе а drаѕtіс іmрасt оn thе есоnоmу, оur rеlаtіоnѕhірѕ, реорlе’ѕ lіfеѕtуlе аnd dіеt, whеthеr wе wаnt іt оr nоt. Quіtе оftеn thе fіrѕt thіng thаt соmеѕ tо mіnd…

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