Category Archives: News

How wild honey comb is created by honeybees

Wild honey comb can be built upwards by the bees or downwards by the bees, [...]

Nesting Bees Build Onwards and Upwards at the Garlic Farm, Isle of Wight

Review the video and look for the leading edge and see how the cell shape [...]

Oakfield School’s hive is just so well behaved.

Do not attempt this unless you are sure you know the bees you are dealing [...]

Our first Bee Tree at The New Beacon School

This colony must have been sending out multiple swarms and renewing a locally grown wild [...]

Bees can be calm and careful how they walk on you

Today we had another look in the hive and one bee settled on my hand [...]

The first look into the Oakfield Beehive in April 2020

Wow they have survived well! 6 frames of bees eating ravenously. See the remains of [...]

A second beehive arrives at Oakfield School in Ryde Isle of Wight

Both colonies are heavily weighted down because high winds can have a devastating effect and [...]

Pupils Check Hive at Oakfield Primary

Pupils coming to help Mark from BeesMax with the hives on the school grounds. [...]

January Hive Health Check

LINK TO VIDEO Notice how green the grass is for late January. The hive sits [...]

Beekeeping STEM Science & Technology

In June 2019 BeesMAX presented their ideas that were taken up by the STEM volunteers [...]