It’s that time of year again when we can expect to see honey bee swarms. Following a horrible winter for honey populations with many colony losses stronger hives are beginning to get stronger and may […]
As pictured at Queen Bee Day: Beautiful but Dangerous! One queen has lived in Gill Brewer’s memory since 2009! Her daughters stung her apiary landlord and his dog. She culled the whole hive because the […]
The Association is pleased to announce that John Rhodes will be running a Nosema Clinic on 10 March. Please see event listing for more details Nosema Clinic.
Introduction to Beekeeping Courses for 2018 The Luton course starts indoors on Sunday mornings from 18th February to 25th March at the Discovery Centre, Stockwood Park from 10.30am til 12.30pm. Then continues every Sunday morning […]
Woburn Abbey courtyard and gardens provided a beautiful setting for a new event in our calendar, the Honey Festival on Saturday 30 September. A wide range of stalls were there to appeal to visiting members […]
Previously I used Hiveclean as Varroa treatment, both before supers went on in spring and again at the end of summer when honey was taken off. However, Hiveclean has been withdrawn and is no longer […]