Powerstown bees going a little way to save the planet..

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I’ve got my eye on you ! Photography done by constance carlsen

“Allsorts of fruit and vegetables are pollinated by honey bees, such as broccoli and squash, apples and almonds. Pollination is not just important for the food we eat directly, it’s vital for the foraging crops, such as field beans and clover, used to feed the livestock we depend on for meat”

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Bee swarm

Short blog today....we had a bee swarm at Powerstown allotments last month - the queen (who was clipped and therefore could not fly away) decided to move out of the hive and the bees swarmed along the ground. Luckily they were spotted and encouraged back in by our intrepid bee-keepers as it fell to zero … Continue reading Bee swarm

What to do on your plot in July?

Ever wondered what you should do each month on your plot? Tony, one of our plot holders and a committee member sends a monthly 'to do' list to all plot holders. Here's the one for July. Check out our Allotment Calendar on the website for more great ideas! July to do list: Prune this year’s Pear/Plum … Continue reading What to do on your plot in July?