The paint job on my Flowhive is complete. It’s styled like a beach shed! Or the Grey Bar Hotel…it will remain unpopulated for the next few weeks until my nucleus is ready for collection. I’ve ordered a 5 frame nuc with Italian bees.

Nectar of the gods

Given my long-standing moniker and associated iconography you’d be forgiven for thinking that I was an apiarist. I’m not. But I will be soon! This week I’ve taken collection of a six frame Flowhive and related equipment. There have only been a few setbacks during the build process (like putting the roof shingles on upside…