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HELP NEEDED FOR THE NORTH SOMERSET AGRICULTURAL SHOW ON BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019

The Association runs a stall at this show each year to showcase bees and beekeeping. Members of the association are available to share their knowledge with the public. There is an observation hive, virtual hive, a beekeeping display, and candle and badge making for the children. We sell honey from members and this is a […]

A Lifetime of Beekeeping – Rob Francis on 23 February 2019 between 2pm – 4pm at Flax Bourton Village Hall, Old Weston Rd, Long Ashton, Bristol BS48 1UR

Rob will talk about his life with bees. Using stories, anecdotes (and even some poetry) he will share with the audience what he has learnt (and often forgotten) during many years of beekeeping in Derbyshire and Somerset. The aim is to overcome the natural anxiety we often feel as beekeepers to appreciate its ultimate pleasure […]

Winter Cluster 19 February The Windmill Portishead

The next WINTER CLUSTER takes place on Tuesday 19th February at THE WINDMILL at noon.

https://www.thewindmillinn.org

Make an Asian Hornet Trap, 25 Feb, Churchill 7.30pm – 9pm

An Asian Hornet Trap Workshop will take place at Churchill War Memorial Hall on Monday 25 February 2019 between 7.30pm – 9pm.

As a Club, we cannot over emphasise the importance of using a daily monitoring trap (at your home/apiary) to trap Asian Hornets within our area. Unless we know that Asian Hornets are […]

Beekeeping Year – February

Things to do this month:-

Read and study Watch the bees for pollen intake Plants (Crocus, Salix, Viburnum, Blackthorn….) Consider stimulating by feeding Watch for dead hives (varroosis) Tidy up the apiary whilst the bees are not flying much Clean (& repaint) varroa monitoring boards […]