After installing the first hive in early spring, numbers have expanded quickly after swarms have been caught – excellent! Lots of bees to pollinate all the fruit trees.
Plums are laden with fruit this year (2018), the second summer in their short lives. The bees introduced no doubt have made a big difference!
When ducks go foraging in the grass, they dig deep into mud & undergrowth with their beaks and sniff out the bugs.
Red Rascal are a main crop potato. This picture shows Red Rascal growing in “Potato towers”.