Weather has been OK for beginning of July – temperatures just below average around 20-22C.
flowering – cow parsley, geranium, Manuka, borage
interesting week – added 2 capped frames to cast (Emerald) (still not hatched out 5 days later)
saw 1st charged queen cell in Blue – only one
caught large swarm (Cyan) in the bait hive on 30th June – left in situ for now. Not inspected, so will check, feed and move to Out apiary during week
update on swarm – inspection on 6th July