Beekeeping in October

Beekeeping in October is a much quieter affair then in previous months.  By now the bees have been treated for ...

October in the Chicken Run

On a nice dry day let your chickens out first thing in the morning – then arm yourself with a fairly long bristled ...

Beekeeping in September

Beekeeping in September marks a very busy period of the beekeeping year.  Typically this is one of the months when ...

Chicken Essentials Tips: Healthy Hens

Healthy Hens I cannot stress strongly enough the importance of good hygiene: – Always wash your hands ...

Do you have hedgehogs in your garden?

Reading University researchers urgently need your help with a conservation project As you may be aware hedgehog ...

A Guide to Local Bats

by Meg Noble from Sheepdrove Farm On the 30th August, hundreds of people will be gathering across 30 different ...

Harvest ‘Worming’

The harvest has been early this year due to early rain we had followed by lots of sun to ripen the crops. When the ...

Beekeeping in July

Beekeeping in July is a busy time for apiarists but on a warm summer’s day there is nothing more relaxing than ...

Summer Crops

At this time of year I can’t cycle very far without stopping to take a photo. These photos have inspired a ...

Beekeeping in June is one of the most enjoyable times of the year in the beekeeping calendar as the bees are at ...