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Honey

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    Our Urban Smallholding

    Blog 30th June 2016

    We’ve been living the Good Life recently; the kitchen garden is booming, we’ve harvested nearly £700 worth of food, the bees are making honey and the new chicks have hatched…

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    Doing it for the kids…

    Blog 25th May 2016

    What a week we had! 300 children met our chickens on Monday, 22 pre-school children and their grown ups helped with the bee keeping on Tuesday and 60 children baked…

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    Super, Super, Super…

    Blog 11th May 2016

    Yesterday was a good day, OK it was sopping wet with so much rain that we had to postpone our Full Day Bee Keeping Course, but we had some super…

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    Be Prepared – Part One

    Blog 10th November 2015

    Is it still too early to be talking about Christmas? Family members have been asking us for gift ideas for months, some people have finished their shopping and the Christmas…

  • We were delighted, this weekend, to come home from the National Honey Show with an armful of awards! We’ve had a bumper crop of honey, due to all the lovely…

  • ‘Don’t just count your years, make your years count.‘*    *George Meredith ‘I need a logo for the chutneys that I’m making as Christmas presents’ I said back in December 2009……

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    Buzzing Away…

    Blog 10th April 2015

    ‘Life is the flower for which love is the honey’* *Victor Hugo Those who read our last post will know that we’ve recently been to Cornwall, staying in a lovely…

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    London Calling…

    Blog 9th February 2015

    “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”* *Samuel Johnson I received a Tweet recently that…

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    All about the bees, 'bout the bees

    Blog 26th November 2014

    Tucked up but still centre stage Whilst each colony of bees is almost at their lowest head count, with all the boys kicked out and the girls focused on protecting…

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    Pickles, Pigs and Preparations

    Blog 28th September 2014

    September always seems to be busy; back from holidays and into harvest time with honey to extract and cider to make, then all kinds of pickles and preserves to make…