The Dartford Beekeepers

Dartford Branch of the Kent Beekeepersí Association


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JUNE 2017




†††††††††††† Those who took Williams course over the winter and now have hives in place and all the related equipment please contact Kevin 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.




†††††††††††† Some event dates for your diary


†† Saturday 10th June


This meeting is still not filled and will be part social and may be making super frames etc. normal time from 3 till 5pm




We have the Kent Wildlife Trustís Wild About Gardens team coming to the Apiary and allotments for a training session.

We also have two scout groups and a brownies troop booked in to see the bees.


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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