|Honey bee on swede/turnip flower. I left the last half dozen|
to run away to seed and the bees love them.
|Our bees on our apple blossom. We are delighted with this|
'first' for Feigh.
|The swarm-box is strapped to the big ash tree, top right.|
|Colour codes for queen-marking.|
|Poppea talks to Mary through the fence while Towser watches|
|The Hubbards at 3 weeks feel some first sun on their feathers|
and grass under their feet
|The old tumble-down apple tree is in full bloom. It never|
ceases to amaze me. It looks almost rotted through at the
broken base but there must be just enough intact sap-wood
to keep it going.
|New ear tags for the twins.|
|Turkey eggs in the borrowed incubator|
(many thanks, Charlotte!)
|(Top to bottom) Chestnut, soapwort, |
lemon balm, sweet woodruff and
comfrey in the nursery area
|Cheese and bacon 'swiss' rolls.|
|Dunhills all? The gang on the calf-muck heap.|