Beekeeping Podcast #10: A cup of tea with Liz

In this episode, we sit in front of an open log fire and discuss beekeeping with our friend Liz; the education officer of Epsom beekeepers association. Liz has delivered talks to thousands of beekeeper across the country on a range of topics.

The hygienic bees discussed are from the University of Sussex’s Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LSAI) – you can find them here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lasi/index

 

The sound is a little variable in this, mainly because we were lodging around on sofas, it was super comfy.

00:00 – 02:00 : Introducing Liz

02:00 – 07:00 : How our are bees over wintering?

07:00 – 22:00 : University of Sussex’s hygienic bees

22:00 – 28:00 : What type of bees do you select for?

28:00 – 00:41 : Oxalic sublimation research

41:00 – 47:00 : Foundationless & keeping bees on supers

47:00 – 00:00 : Cell sizes

50:00 – 58:00 : Top bar hives

58:00 – 1:04: Tracey versus the vegans

Beekeeping Podcast #9: The Honey Show show

The Beehive Jive beekeeping podcast

 

In this episode with chat about our experience at the National Honey Show and interview the show’s chairman Bob Maurer.

The honey show hosts a series of beekeeping lectures over the weekend, these were two of our favorites.

You can find all their videos on the NHS youtube channel.

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00:00 – 0600: Introductions

06:00 – 27:00: Interview with Bob Maurer

27:30 – 33: 00: Other types of beekeeping events in the UK

33:00 – 39:00: Entering the competitions

39:00 – 1:00: Our pick of the lectures

1:00 – 1:26: Winter plans