Country Living Magazine – March ‘20 Press | 1st February 2020 This month, in our regular column with Country Living Magazine, we are looking at how we prepare the garden for spring, especially with the bees, the chickens and the soil… Country Living Magazine – March ‘20 was last modified: February 1st, 2020 by Sara Ward 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest 2 comments Emily Scott 1st February 2020 at 6:30 pm What strength soda solution do you use please Sara? I have a poly hive for the first time so will need to start doing this. Reply Sara Ward 1st February 2020 at 6:35 pm Hi Emily, I don’t measure it, just shake maybe half a cup of washing soda into a bucket and top up with hot water. Cleaning the hive, inside & out, with a sponge scourer it dissolves propolis and cleans up lovely, rinse afterwards with clean water… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.