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Free Packets of Wildflower Seeds

Co-Op PlanBee is offering up to three free packets of wild flower seeds. Thanks Co-Op

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April 2013 Newsletter is out!

The latest issue of the club newsletter is out, click this link

 

Website updates

Check out the new apiary section all about our Solarsense site at Brockley – Langford has been moved to the new club history section (all contributions welcome – dig out those old photos!).

On behalf of all the club a big THANK YOU to David Capon for driving the Brockley site and working so hard […]

Report – Poly Hives and Long Hives

Our last club meeting in Kenn was well attended – Stephen & Heather Brain even made sure that the sun was shining all afternoon. Stephen’s talk on plastic hives was an eye-opener. He went through all the plusses, all the various sizes and uses and he didn’t pull any punches when it came to the […]

North Somerset Show – See us there

We will have a stand at the North Somerset Show on Bank Holiday Monday (6 May 2013). The show is at Bathing Pond Fields, Wraxall, BS48 1NE map here

Phil Clemente will be running our stand, with Tom Salters observation hive there, and hopefully some honey on sale (although it’s been a poor year).

The […]

Poly Hives and Long Hives this Saturday (20 April)

There is a talk at Stephen Brains house (The Limes, Kenn, BS21 6UB) at 2pm on Saturday.

Stephen will share his experiences of beekeeping in long hives and poly hives.

Stephen says, “The weather looks promising the session will be outside. Please bring a deck chair, as well as your beesuits – we’ll get a […]

Beekeeping Year – April

Here’s what you should be doing this month:-

Go to Avon BKA Spring Day School (6 April, details on their site) Go to BBKA Spring Convention at Harper Adams (12-14 April, details on their site) First Complete inspection Shirt sleeve weather Start with weakest hive Gentle smoke 5 rules of inspection Queen/eggs Space to expand […]