Timetable for Work Party and Bee Inspections

All volunteers are very welcome.

The Beginner’s Course has nearly finished, so it’s time to consider again whether you’d like to help at the Association Training Apiary.

June

Thu 14th pm – Sat 16th is proposed Taster Day

Sat 23rd – Bees will be inspected as part of the Safari, so no volunteers required

Sat 30th am – Work party grass cutting and

Sat 30th pm – Bee inspections

July

Sat 7th – Bee inspections

Sat 14th – when the Curdridge Show is on down south

Sat 21st am – to stir the bees up before the afternoon picnic!

Sat 28th am – Work party

Sat 28th pm – Bee inspections

August

Sat 4th – Bee Inspections

Sat 11th – Bee Inspections

Sat 18th – first day of the South Downs Show. Maybe change to Thursday 16th

Then we’ll be thinking about extracting, treating and what will we best do to get ready for the winter.

Our bees are not very good at the moment. Get some experience in how to make them better…!

Look forward to hearing from you, if you can spare a Saturday or two. It’s not usually onerous, it does require the commitment of time, of course…

To sign up for the upcoming Apiary work days please contact Graham Flatt 

To sign up for bee inspections at the Apiary please contact David Cleave