Why ‘nucs’ are important in beekeeping There are many uses for nucs in several beekeeping management situations. Some examples of their use are to: overwinter spare queens and bees to make up for winter losses […]
Colonies are all ready for winter now with mouse guards, woodpecker netting and bricks on roofs. For my own peace of mind I like to visit apiaries occasionally during the winter to make sure nothing […]
The bees in my garden have completely ignored the large patch of Snowdrops planted especially for them. However, they have adored the pots used for growing tomatoes last year, with leftover but “spent” organic compost. […]
Bedfordshire Beekeepers are pleased to announce details of our 2019 beginners courses. Course: An Introduction to Beekeeping Suitable for: Complete beginners and new beekeepers. Cost: £60 for the whole season. Two locations: […]
Bedfordshire Schools Art Competition 2018 Bedfordshire Beekeepers Association has an ambition to increase interest, particularly of young people, in the craft of beekeeping. Therefore, they are inviting schools in Bedfordshire to take part in a […]
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.