The Dartford Beekeepers

Dartford Branch of the Kent Beekeepers’ Association

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MAY 2017

 

LEARN BEEKEEPING

            

             Those who took Williams course over the winter and now have hives in place and all the related equipment please contact us if you require a swarm

 

Swarm Season

 

             Weekly hive inspections are essential at this time of year and despite our best efforts they still sometimes get away.  Collections are taking place and the phone keeps ringing.

 

MONTHLY MEETINGS

 

             Some event dates for your diary

 

   Saturday 13th May Bob Smith

Swarms

This meeting follows on from the previous visit from Bob and will involve looking through a hive with a view to finding and then preventing swarm preperations

OTHER EVENTS

 

10th June

This meeting is yet to be confirmed but will possibly be preparing for the main flow

 

9th July

This is a Sunday meeting and is our summer tea party and Quiz

 

12th August

This is our Honey Extraction meeting when all being well we will be uncapping and extracting lots and lots of Honey Supers

 

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