The sun is out, weekly inspections have started at our Temple Newsam Apiary and the beginners on the Winter Course have returned for their practical sessions. We are all looking forward to the busy season ahead.
Last Saturday was lovely a day so myself and Sally Tipping decided that a trip to Temple Newsam was required. The committee had asked me to make use of the Beehaus Omlet plastic hive this season, as some members have been expressing an interest in it. With this in mind we went to have a look and see if we could get it up and running. Well it certainly needed a good clean! So with a bucket of bleach and soda crystals the two of us went to work scrubbing away. Normally it