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I’m always a little apprehensive at this time of year; will the bees have survived? Did they have enough stores? Have they been able to maintain colony temperature? Did the […]

Bees, Bees, Bees ….they’re alive!

I’m always a little apprehensive at this time of year; will the bees have survived? Did they have enough stores? Have they been able to maintain colony temperature? Did the […]

We had a great time at this years Bungay Beehive Day (even with some last minute tent hitches), many thanks to all those that participated. I have put together a […]

Bungay Beehive Day 2012: Snapshots

We had a great time at this years Bungay Beehive Day (even with some last minute tent hitches), many thanks to all those that participated. I have put together a […]

BCB Bees: Update Sept 2012

Over the last couple of months we have been lucky enough to take in some of the late summer swarms. One didn’t stick around very long but the others have […]

Late summer swarms…

Thanks to some local contacts Bungay Community Bees hived five swarms in July, we lost one due to being queenless and one that left the following day, but three remain. […]

10th June: Join us on a visit to High Ash Farm WITH Chris Skinner!

Chris has kindly offered to speak to us on 10th June, 2.30 pm at his fabulous farm at Caistor St Edmund. High Ash Farm has been managed with biodiversity in […]

Bungay Garden Centre goes Bee-Friendly!

This week, Bungay Community Bees (BCB) launched their “Get Your Garden Buzzing” garden centre project, at Bungay’s own Three Willows Garden Centre. It has taken a couple of years from […]

Bursting with Bees

  Finally! It was just warm enough (on a day when I wasn’t working) to have a peek inside the hive. Four of us gathered to see what we could […]

  Rose led Bungay Community Bees in a seed sowing session this week. It was great learning more about the plants we were hoping to raise and I really enjoyed […]

Sowing Wildflower Seeds

  Rose led Bungay Community Bees in a seed sowing session this week. It was great learning more about the plants we were hoping to raise and I really enjoyed […]

Our group may have an unashamed love affair with honey bees, but we have come to realise they are part of so much more. They are, by dint of being […]

Building bee and bug abodes

Our group may have an unashamed love affair with honey bees, but we have come to realise they are part of so much more. They are, by dint of being […]

Intoxicated by bees

I think Honey Bees are my favourite drug. Better even than a Gin and Tonic. On this first truly warm day of the year, in a heady mix of sunshine […]