Drip Drip Drop

…a little April shower!  I have to say the weather has been rather lovely in the last few weeks 🙂 Not much rain at all.  The allotment needs some though, the earth is so dry and cracked.  Mr.B, Jassy and me went out on saturday, afternoon for a walk along the canal.  It started out…

A Bee In My Bonnet

Back in September, I visited a farm on Snake Pass in the Peak District, with a group of lovely beekeepers from Cheshire Beekeepers’ Association. Some of the people from the group took their hives to the farm last August, using their strong colonies to feast on the delicious heather in the rolling purple tinged hills, surrounding the farm.Suited…

Bee Talk at Bud Garden Centre

I have to admit I’m slightly obsessed with bees.  After reading a book by James Dearsley ‘From A to Bee’, following his first year as a beginner beekeeper, I’m constantly thinking about beekeeping and all things of a buzzy nature 😀So it was perfect timing last week… me and Mr.B had a drive out to Bud Garden…

The Bugs of ‘Bug Lane’

I’m really chuffed about how well my cheap packet of wildflower seeds did this year.  I wasn’t very hopeful that they would do anything, how wrong I was! 🙂 The wild flowers have brought a big boost of life on our plot. It’s been great being on bug watch, I spy… ladybirds, bumble bees, honey…