6 Dec 2008

Bees 6: Merging the Swarm

From This Way Up, 12:15 pm on 6 December 2008

Frank Lindsay, who's a commercial beekeeper, drops round with the swarm he's been looking after and gets me to open my hive and merge the two colonies. The reason for merging the two colonies is to boost the total number of bees in my hive and take advantage of the honey flow that's on as a result of the blossom around the place.