07917 677667 beesatbobs@btinternet.com RJ beekeeping, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Checks yesterday show that the nectar flow coming in at the end of July has stopped; short lived but very welcome, so back to vigilant store checks. At one site the presence of wasps led me to put mouse guards on smaller colony entrances and I may even reduce the entrances in the coming weeks.