Archive For September, 2012

One Million Pounds! oh.. Ponds? ok. ponds.

By | September 22, 2012

I recently mused how good English ponds can be. Im not alone! The Million Ponds project aims to reverse a century of pond loss, and return the UK countryside to one million ponds. What a country. or Nation? Nation of 4 countries? OK, what a union of 4 nations.

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Pass the baton, please

By | September 22, 2012

I recently posted my hive on the Urban Bees bee map. Urban Bees is run by Brian McCallum and Alison Benjamin, who are probably best to introduce themselves. They are all about training and education, social enterprise, writing books, and or course, bees. I did their one day taster course at Camley St Nature Park […]

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Preparing for winter

By | September 16, 2012

As well as harvesting honey, autumn is a time to prepare for the cold winter months. Its important not to take too much honey away from the bees, as they need to feed on that when they stay in the winter hive. You didn’t think they made it for our benefit now did you…? Winter […]

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Autumn Harvest

By | September 2, 2012

Its time to harvest honey from the hive. Looking around the allotment, its also time to harvest from the garden. The plants have been drawing from the warmth and sun, and investing into fruits and vegetables. Im no botanist, but check out these awesome pictures from around the allotment.

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