April 2017

Everything growing as if it is May!

Orange tip butterfly enjoying the early nettle growth and forget-me-nots.

Orange tip butterfly

Also peacocks and some speckled woodland.

Re-tarring the coracles for the Blackfords Sea Scouts.

Re-tarring the coracles

And it was a great Sunday on the water, warmer than most summer days!

The hot weather woke the bees up with the Lichfield Market Square swarm roaring away with healthy brood, second super started already.

Gave the curborough swarm a good clear including some brood frames which sadly have to be burnt in case of disease. They seem better for it and have just starting their first super.

Still lots to do for the open days so do come along and help if the mood takes you?