The sun finally comes to London!

After a solid few months of rain, the sun has finally arrived in London and the bees are definitely a lot happier for it. Check out that blue sky!

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Responsibility for the maintenance of the hive on the top of Connaught House is being transferred over to the LSE team after some excellent training from our apiarist Luke – today the whole operation was supervised by the team from Estates led by Danny.

Opening up the hive:

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Giving the bees some more food:

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Smoking the hive before checking on the bees:

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A pretty healthy looking hive:

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Putting everything back in place:

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Making sure there aren’t too many more varroa mites after last week’s treatment:

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Hopefully this week of warm weather will encourage the bees to multiply, as well as providing them with a lot more food out and about in the city.

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This is a blog to follow the bee hives at LSE.

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