This is the best time of year, as we start to see whether or not all the bees’ efforts and our attempts not to confound them, are paying off. So far the indications are good! Jan, the beekeeping brains of the outfit, has been checking frames today and taking capped honey off.
Your intrepid photographer was keeping a safe distance. I had another job to do. One of the joys of having a plot full of pollinators is that we also get other benefits. This year’s raspberry crop is particularly good. I feel a summer pudding coming on!