27 October 2013

National Honey Show 2013

Marion Malcher is presented with the Silver Jubilee Bowl at the National Honey Show by Dr David Aston, Chairman of the British Beekeepers' Association.
Silver Jubilee Bowl Presentation, National Honey Show 2013

The Silver Jubilee Bowl is awarded for beeswax in Class 150 of the National Honey Show.

20 October 2013

A beautiful Rosemary Beetle (Chrysolina americana)

Whilst delighted to find this jewel like beetle in my garden, I was less pleased when I discovered she will be eating my rosemary and lavender bushes.
Rosemary Beetle, photo M.Malcher