A new book on bees, available for children has recently been published on Amazon. It is about a bee that dons a disguise in order to try and save a meadow from being built over with housing. It is a story with some educational and environmental aspects within the text. It is available from Amazon for the Kindle and devices that …
Perry arrived at the training apiary this week to inspect and collect some nucleus’ of bees. We were a little surprised therefore when he turned up in shorts and short-sleeved open shirt, bare legs and arms. He announced that he hadn’t brought with him a bee suit/jacket or gloves, and that normally he doesn’t even wear a veil! In the …
The new handcrafted money boxes are now available to teach children about bees and saving at the same time!
The years seems to go faster and faster! Already nearly at the end of the Newbie Theory Beekeeping Course, with 42 new beekeepers this year, joining in the fun. Heres the class of 2018 learning through demonstration 2 artificial swarm control methods: Pagden and Snelgrove. Let’s hope they don’t have to put it into practice until their 2nd year.
Starting him early, grandson, aged 3 out checking the bees…..already understands bees pollinate 1/3 of our food.
Surrey Bees Training at the Pyrford & Mayford Flower Show – come and meet the bees, taste various honey, buy scented candles, furniture polish, lip balms all made from our bees wax. Coldharbour Road, Pyrford, Woking from 12:30
At the Family Gardening show today until Sunday-wonderful weather, great audience, very busy! Do come along….don’t miss this great event.
Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Basic Assessment candidates who not only all passed their BBKA Basic Assessment BUT ALL received Credits! What a fabulous team of 18 students! The photo shows them as newbies the year previous. Looking forward to seeing some of you on the other intermediate classes soon.
The Queen had certainly done her job on this frame, filling every single cell with an egg, difficult to find a more complete frame of sealed brood!
Even a 3 year old can learn to dissect a bee. Here’s one Surrey Bees member, aged 3, dissecting a worker, under a stereo to view it’s legs, hairs, eyes and antenna up close.