Category Bees

Woodwise Honey

Raw, unfiltered honey, sustainably harvested from a small suburban apriary in Greater Manchester, UK.

Another Honeybee Epidemic?

We have not learnt from the pandemic. The recent news about honeybee eradication in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, demonstrates we have learnt little from our experiences. Whether Ebola, SARS, COVID19, or in this instance, the deformed wing virus (DWV),…

Hardwood Hive

The hardwood hive is another modified Golden hive using Einruambeute frames and includes a Warre style quilt and inspection hatch. As this was the third hive I built, there were a few modifications I made from the experience of building…

Cherry Hive

The Cherry hive - A Layens' style, wool-insulated, double-walled, horizontal hive with Einraumbeute frames and Warre-style quilt.

Manchester Hive

The Manchester Hive - a modified, insulated Layens' hive utilising Einraumbeute frames and featuring a Warre-style quilt and an inspection hatch.