Bungay Community Bees Archive

Bungay Beehive Day – Reflections and Celebrations

Bungay Beehive Day was a collaborative effort involving much preparation and hard work by Bungay Community Bees’ Outreach group over the past nine months. With hundreds of people turning up […]

Bungay Beehive Day is a celebration of the honeybee and other pollinating insects along with the plants they love. It’s a first-of-its-kind event organised by Bungay Community Bees (BCB) as […]

Bungay Beehive Day – Sunday 24th July, 10.30am – 4pm on Castle Meadow

Bungay Beehive Day is a celebration of the honeybee and other pollinating insects along with the plants they love. It’s a first-of-its-kind event organised by Bungay Community Bees (BCB) as […]

So – it was the second inspection of the tbh today. The bees had built a little more comb along the top bars but were still quite a small colony. […]

Top Bar Hive looking good

So – it was the second inspection of the tbh today. The bees had built a little more comb along the top bars but were still quite a small colony. […]

What a fabulous honeybee day! The first port of call was to investigate a hive lost in nettles that hadn’t been looked at for at least 2 years. Thankfully Philip […]

Unopened for 2 years… and Superhive lives on (genetically)!

What a fabulous honeybee day! The first port of call was to investigate a hive lost in nettles that hadn’t been looked at for at least 2 years. Thankfully Philip […]

Bungay Community Bees has experienced some colony losses this year (for a number of reasons) but I’m happy (no, ecstatic) to report we now have a new Queen laying well […]

Here we go!

Bungay Community Bees has experienced some colony losses this year (for a number of reasons) but I’m happy (no, ecstatic) to report we now have a new Queen laying well […]

Bungay Community Bees (BCB) is now in its second busy year and this July will be hosting a first-of-its kind event, the Bungay Beehive – a day of bee-related exhibits, crafts, workshops and talks. […]

Bungay Beehive

Bungay Community Bees (BCB) is now in its second busy year and this July will be hosting a first-of-its kind event, the Bungay Beehive – a day of bee-related exhibits, crafts, workshops and talks. […]

Paul and Adele have been feeding and spying (very handy having a glass panel) on the swarm housed in the top bar hive in their garden. However, the time to […]

Top Bar Triumph (well so far anyway..)

Paul and Adele have been feeding and spying (very handy having a glass panel) on the swarm housed in the top bar hive in their garden. However, the time to […]

Tuesday was a very exciting day for Bungay Community Bees. But where do I start? In Paul’s garden, with the arrival of a top bar hive in the morning? In […]

Let’s Converge – Bungay Community Bees… in the street, in the café, in the garden

Tuesday was a very exciting day for Bungay Community Bees. But where do I start? In Paul’s garden, with the arrival of a top bar hive in the morning? In […]

Things in the hives seem to be changing at a great rate of knots. There was not one single egg to be seen in any of the five hives this […]

Eggless Easter!

Things in the hives seem to be changing at a great rate of knots. There was not one single egg to be seen in any of the five hives this […]

Where to start? Perhaps with the miraculous power of aloe vera to soothe a fingertip burn from a smoker. I’m tempted to grow some at every apiary I visit, or […]

Ahhhh, so sorry handsome Queen

Where to start? Perhaps with the miraculous power of aloe vera to soothe a fingertip burn from a smoker. I’m tempted to grow some at every apiary I visit, or […]