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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2015’

Open Apiary to all Members

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Last Thursday, saw more experienced beekeepers attend the apiary where groups carried out various tasks including: Catching a Swarm safely from a tree; Clipping Queens; Uniting two colonies; Introducing a new queen to queenless hive; Setting up an apidea with virgin queen; Swarm Management; The next session for more experienced beekeepers will be on Thursday 25 June from 6:15pm.   …

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Merrist Wood Fair

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What a fantastic show – it was huge and amazing footfall! Well worth doing and thanks to all the stand supporters who made the day fun. I can’t say the same about the noisy sheep though!! (We were in the animal marquee). However the bees attracted the usual crowd and the children rolled candles and both children and adults benefited …

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RHS Wisley Spring Weekend

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Well the weather wasn’t particularly kind this year compared to last, but at least it stayed dry, but blustery. The bees always attract a crowd and the children rolled candles and both children and adults benefited from making Solitary Bee Hotels. We signed up a couple more onto the Adopt a Hive Scheme and made some good contacts for talks …

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