This issue includes: a brief report from the 08 January Bowls Club meeting where the guest speaker was the president of the BBKA, agenda for 12 February meeting: guest speaker is bee farmer Margaret Ginman, annual apiary clean up report, recent apiary activities, future activities and events from now until April and our representative at the BBKA ADM. …
The committee would like to thank the members that turned up to make a success of the annual clean up on Saturday 04 January.
Scraping and scorching started at 9.30am and the task was completed by 12.30pm. Extra thanks from all present go to Mary and Lynne who kindly brought along cakes to go with the tea and coffee – …
This issue includes: a brief report of the 11 December Christmas social, recent activity at the Association Apiary, details of the 08 January 2019 Bowls Club Meeting, an opportunity to keep bees at the Lexicon (Bracknell), request for help with 04 January Apiary equipment clean-up and Wokingham Winter Carnival stall sales. Click HERE to download the newsletter.
This issue includes: Annual Association Honey Show report and results, the latest activity at the association apiary, dates or forthcoming Christmas Social & possible January event, Exhibition at the Museum of Rural Life (Reading) and annual Apiary hive equipment cleaning working party details. Click HERE to download the newsletter.
This issue includes: an overview of the 09 October Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the First Aid presentation which proceed it; the Association’s 13 November Honey Show categories; the October National Honey Show dates; the latest Asian Hornet reports and ensuring adequate BDI insurance cover for the year.
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This final scheduled inspection of the season was lead by Nigel, assisted by Russell, John W, Tony B and Evan. Member of the public, Anna, observed this open session having read about our inspections on the website. No evidence of queens in two hives. Nigel will check later in the week. Full inspection report HERE.
W&DBKA member John Edwards has a wide selection of second-hand beekeeping equipment for sale. At the bottom of this post are photographs of some of the equipment. Items for sale include: