Forget Gorgeous George – It’s All About The Queen

Prince George might be causing a stir down under but back here on the allotment it’s all about the Queen.

If all has gone to plan a new Queen will have hatched out in my hive and polystyrene nuc over the weekend.  Now I need temperatures to get above 16C in the next 3 weeks so they can take their mating flights.

Here is a video from today of the original hive plus two new ones.  They’re looking surprisingly busy:

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