Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Gentle Pursuits for the PWME - No 4

Honey bees are having a very hard time at present, a fact that has some serious implications for those of us with rather fewer legs and no wings.

Here is the biobees site, which offers an alternative to the the chemical-dependent orthodoxy of beekeeping, using hives that can be made of cheap and easily-found materials such as scrap pallets. This is a project very high on my "things to do"list . A low cost, low input system, compatible with a Permaculture approach, and the limitations imposed by ME.

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