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  1. victor meldrew

    Country file / oil seed rape and Buck wheat .

    A new slant on oil seed rape pest control , using interplanted Buckwheat and human waste sewage sludge ! Is being discussed! Discuss.
  2. victor meldrew

    DIY project for some one with the nous .

    I have bought a new extractor, after my home brewed one that’s served me well for 25 years requires some tlc
  3. victor meldrew

    Cane sugar !

    Has anyone noticed that Tate and Lyle no longer call their granulated white sugar Cane Sugar ? Their packaging also carries a warning about its salt content , the result of the manufacturing process . In fact they don’t give a clue as to the source of the sugar at all . Sent from my iPad...
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    Asian hornets

    This would appear worth exploring? Unfortunately I don’t speak French ! Perhaps one of our erudite member could add a synopsis in English [emoji848]...
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    What are your thoughts on this guy !

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    At last ! Phew!

    The account G4WIL is no more ! It’s been a convoluted exercise ! I found it , disabled it . However it appears to have been the dominant one and took my Victor Meldrew account out with it. Making me have to re register it . These two accounts were randomly switching in use causing alarm...
  7. victor meldrew

    Bailey comb change .

    I put supers on 5 days ago , the weather is beautiful . Do I remove the supers and do a Bailey comb ChangE , returning supers over a Q/X oR store the SUPERS and feed the colony . The colonies brood boxes are stuffed with stores ? VM
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    Beekeeping UK

    Has anyone visited this forum? After reading a protracted list of rules regarding spam etc . I found nothing but reams of copy from kitchen manufacturers/ fitters and nowt else ,weird! VM Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Clever crow

    http://www.flixxy.com/this-crow-is-the-smartest-bird-you-have-ever-seen.htm Very clever crow !!! VM Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  10. victor meldrew

    Oxalic acid colouring ?

    Whilst applying OA yesterday, using the premixed dispensers I had difficulty seeing the syrup level due to lighting conditions ,I know the level is sort of self levelling but air bubbles in the handle section can result in the over filling of the dose section. Clear fluid in a translucent...
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    New UK (US) supplier

    Looks like the South East has a new equipment supplier due to trade 2014 ? Quick to advertise ( whole rear page ) in BBKA News, VM Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Someone's Birthday

    Happy Birthday old bean :D Many of them ! VM Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Ne'then !

    Another pearl of wisdom? VM Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Massive pitch for honey in the mail!!

    Today's daily mail has a 2 page article on the benefits of honey:) One spoonful each night before retiring results in 3 lbs per week weight loss ! Stand by for the rush :D Vm Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Poly hive devotees may find this useful?

    http://www.lidl.co.uk/cps/rde/SID-0DBB48F9-870ED7C2/www_lidl_uk/hs.xsl/our-offers-2491.htm?id=159&ar=7 VM Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    All change at the forum ?

    Had to re-add forum to tapatalk . The forum avatar has changed Hhhmmm! Vm Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk - now Free
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    Bees in the city

    I'd like to call Dusty a fine figure of a man but hey I'm an honest man :D I see the Cathedral bees have found the balsam :) VM
  18. victor meldrew

    Tin hats on

    Where Does the Carbon Dioxide Really Come From? Professor Ian Plimer could not have said it better! If you've read his book you will agree, this is a good summary. PLIMER: "Okay, here's the bombshell. The volcanic eruption in Iceland . Since its first spewing of volcanic ash has, in just FOUR...
  19. victor meldrew

    Beech grove garden

    Just been watching bee grove garden . The old beekeeper on there still had ancient metal frame spacers and dumped a full super directly on the grass :) I'll bet he hasnay poisoned nor inflicted Black Death on anyone :D VM
  20. victor meldrew

    Gall wasp?

    Taken just off the coast road by Mousehole Cornwall? I have a couple more shots taken from different angles! VM