Category Archives: Grounds – Flora and fauna

Meadow wildflowers to huge historic trees are featured in this category, along with posts about the wide range of wildlife that lives and forages in the gardens and landscape at Compton Verney

A challenging year – Bee keeping at Compton Verney.

An update from Rod Oates, volunteer bee keeper at Compton Verney:

Colony 1 honey stores Tanya Weaver July 2013

Rod inspecting the hive at Compton Verney

The four colonies of bees at Compton Verney wintered well and were in good shape in the early spring. However

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