Abigail Reade
Thursday, 21 November 2019 / Published in Abi's Blog
Honey Chocolate Brownies are the ultimate in indulgent snacking and the best part? They’re super Diet Friendly! I’m not a fantastic baker. As a matter of fact, pretty much all of the TreeBee family will attest to the TERRIBLE bakes I’ve done over the years. From Jam Roly Poly (that ended up being more of
Abigail Reade
Friday, 21 December 2018 / Published in Abi's Blog
This year has been yet another busy one, filled with bees, heatwaves and a headline or two! To begin with, in April we were able to do a basic head count of honey bee hives that we believed had survived the winter and we are so proud to report losses of only 12% over the
Abigail Reade
Monday, 26 November 2018 / Published in Abi's Blog
Tree Bee Society
Low Carbon Beekeeping Beekeeping is a fairly Low Carbon business. The basics, such as hives, frames and tools are usually made from wood and steel (though there are alternatives!) and equipment is often used multiple times, even being re-purposed after their original use, to get even more miles out of what can be expensive pieces
Abigail Reade
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 / Published in Abi's Blog
Is it legal to kill bees? That’s the question most commonly asked by people who get in touch with us at Tree Bee. Whether it’s members of the public, local authorities, private commercial landlords or pest controllers themselves, there’s a huge grey area in the law over what can and can’t be done. After explaining
Gail Reade
Thursday, 05 April 2018 / Published in Gail's Blog
With the news that China is now rejecting tonnes of UK waste plastic we should all be thinking about what we as individuals can do. It is reported that 55% of UK waste plastic went to China or Hong Kong which is a quarter of all the UK’s recycling exports. We here in the UK
Gail Reade
Thursday, 18 January 2018 / Published in Gail's Blog
It’s all about microbeads Firstly what are microbeads? These are small beads made of different types of platics that have over the years been favoured by cosmetic companies to put into the likes of body scrubs, facial cleansers, toothpaste, hair products etc. Do they have an adverse Environmental effect? Absolutely! As soon as they are
Gail Reade
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 / Published in Gail's Blog
What shop does a Honey Bee get its food from??? We ask our children these days a similar question….” Where does your food come from?” I bet most children would say from Tesco or Asda or Aldi or even Morrison’s, not giving it a second thought about where and how it all begins. So let
Andy Reade
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 / Published in Andy's Blog
Male bees also known ‘Drones’ congregate in special areas called Drone Mating Zones or DMZ’s to mate with virgin honeybee queens. Little is known about these areas, where they are, or even how the drones know how to arrive at these areas to compete amongst many thousands of other drones to mate with the queens.