Buzzing with the bees – Taking care of the apiary at a stately home

“Bees are fascinating creatures and they deserve our respect and care,” says Alan Greenman as he gives us a tour of the apiary within the grounds of Shugborough Hall. Maintained by South Staffordshire & District Beekeepers Association, it’s home to 14 hives, each containing around 50,000 bees. “It’s a teaching apiary and every year weContinue reading “Buzzing with the bees – Taking care of the apiary at a stately home”