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Building a bee fence

Time: May 19, 2013 from 10:45am to 4:30pm
Location: Hackney Community Tree Nursery
Street: Homerton Road
Website or Map: http://sustainablehackney.org…
Phone: 07963 522471
Event Type: biodiversity, trees, coppicing, honeybees, beehives, green woodwork
Organized By: Tree Nursery & Forest Garden
Latest Activity: May 16, 2013

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We'll build a new fence for our beehives using hazel coppiced in Wick Wood last winter. This is a simple but satisfying job involving weaving the flexible branches onto uprights driven into the ground. For extra excitement you can have a go at splitting the thicker branches into flexible sections.

Please aim to arrive a bit before our 11 a.m. starting time to allow for tea, milling around etc. End time depends on how much we manage to do.

Kettle & biscuits provided. Please bring something to share for lunch.

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