Bees and English Coriander


Bees and English Coriander The English coriander fields are perfect for honeybees in search of pollen Working with Tommy, I sometimes need a break, so I take myself off to my bees for a chat. They are very friendly and don’t answer back. Even with up to 40,000 bees in one hive! I keep my hives on our farm on the Sussex Downs to crop wild flower honey. Bees visiting the coriander We have been growing our English [...]

Bees and English Coriander2018-08-03T09:13:06+01:00

UK Coriander crop


UK Corriander crop Gin and beer sales are not the only thing benefiting from this lovely spell of weather we are having in the UK! Our UK Coriander crop is coming along well with some of the crop already in bloom. This is far quicker than previous years. The bees are starting to descend to collect the pollen and hopefully this weather will last for a few more weeks yet!

UK Coriander crop2018-07-10T11:09:35+01:00

Weather watching and the coriander harvest


How the weather has affected the Coriander harvest in 2017 The summer of 2017 proved extremely tricky for all UK farmers and the same was the case for our English coriander. There was a hugely demoralising period leading up to harvest with terrible weather for over a month. This is contrary to our first report about the crop back in July 2017 where signs were positive. Weather watching We discovered in August and September just how many [...]

Weather watching and the coriander harvest2020-04-23T11:29:56+01:00
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