First swarm of the year for me (I was offered one a week or so ago, but being invalided at the time, could not get it). It was a bit awkward, sat on both sides of a trellis, close up to a green house. I used a dustpan and brush, swept up as many as … Continue reading First Swarm of the Year
Supercedure cells are created when the bees want to replace the existing queen, who they have decided is no longer up to the job. This could be because she may be old, she may be damaged or many other reasons.
Setting up new hives from over-wintered nucs