Beekeeping Archive

Bungay Bee Hive Day: 15th July

Bungay Bee Hive Day┬áis a celebration of the honeybee and other pollinating insects along with the plants they love. Unique in the region and in its second year the event […]

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 […]

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 […]

  After the recent cold spell it was a huge relief to see the bees flying today. There was an audible buzz as I approached the hive and I have […]

Fondant candy

  After the recent cold spell it was a huge relief to see the bees flying today. There was an audible buzz as I approached the hive and I have […]

  Bungay Comunity Bees (BCB) has captured the imaginations of many this year. Several other Community Beekeeping groups have begun and we have become known to inspiring organisations such as […]

Bungay Community Bees 2011

  Bungay Comunity Bees (BCB) has captured the imaginations of many this year. Several other Community Beekeeping groups have begun and we have become known to inspiring organisations such as […]

‘every generation grows up in an ever depleted landscape. Growing up in a depleted landscape one thinks that that is normal..’ Oliver Rackham The Suffolk Naturalists’Society hosted the Linking Landscapes […]

Linking Landscapes: vitally important (but oh so difficult…)

‘every generation grows up in an ever depleted landscape. Growing up in a depleted landscape one thinks that that is normal..’ Oliver Rackham The Suffolk Naturalists’Society hosted the Linking Landscapes […]

December 2011 saw Bungay Community Bees coming together in my kitchen to make a healing yarrow salve, utilizing beeswax left over from honey processing. We were led by Mark, who […]

Salve Sunday

December 2011 saw Bungay Community Bees coming together in my kitchen to make a healing yarrow salve, utilizing beeswax left over from honey processing. We were led by Mark, who […]

Further evidence to condemn neonicotinoid pesticides

The following has been sent to us by Friends of the Bees: News just in provides compelling evidence that Bayer’s neonicotinoid pesticides are a significant cause of bee deaths in […]

In August Eloise and I spent a thoroughly enjoyable weekend at the first ever Natural Beekeeping Conference. There were many speakers covering a variety of topics and although we are […]

Thoughts from the first Natural Beekeeping Conference

In August Eloise and I spent a thoroughly enjoyable weekend at the first ever Natural Beekeeping Conference. There were many speakers covering a variety of topics and although we are […]