Monty Don inspecting a beehive

How to look after honeybees in spring

In this Gardeners' World video clip, Monty Don inspects his top bar beehive in his garden at Longmeadow.

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Monty dons his beekeeping suit and opens the Top Bar hive to inspect his honeybees. Find out why he leaves fondant for them, what it is and why honeybees can need a little extra energy in early spring.

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