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AugustC
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:22 pm    Post subject: Charlie Reply with quote

We saw the launch of this beautiful (though astoundingly expensive) hive a while back:
http://www.highgroveshop.com/top-bar-bee-hive.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2559934/Prince-Charles-causes-buzz-putting-handcrafted-bee-hive-sale-1-250-price-tag-sting-tail.html

I was wondering though whether anyone knows if if this is the type of hives used on the Prince Charles' estates?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think Phil has been to Highgrove and done some TBH beekeeping there. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought someone had come up with a novel use for cocaine in the treatment of varroa. Shocked
Get the little bleeders so high they can't hold on any more.
Turns out it's only about old jug ears & an overpriced bee hive. Laughing
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