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by redwood
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: New Beekeepers
Topic: Training Course
Replies: 0
Views: 11944

Training Course

please click on the link below
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by redwood
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Associations of Wales
Topic: BEEKEEPING TRAINING COURSE
Replies: 1
Views: 13510

BEEKEEPING TRAINING COURSE

West Glamorgan Beekeepers Association is running a course from Tuesday 28th February. the course is both theory and practical which will run the full beekeepers annual calendar. At the end of the year you will be knowledgeable and experienced enough to be able to manage your own bees. The course is ...
by redwood
Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Beehives
Topic: TYPES used in the UK
Replies: 1
Views: 13338

TYPES used in the UK

Most hobbyist beekeeper uses the British National hive to keep bees. This well constructed box has been around since the sixty's and superseded the WBC as the National British hive. Since then there has been one addition to the standard brood box by an introduction of a 14x12 brood box. The 14x12 BB...
by redwood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Varroa Sublimator
Replies: 0
Views: 4056

Varroa Sublimator

Anyone who wishes to make a vaporiser for oxalic acid here is simple... ish way of making one. A few simple engineering skills are all that is required. materials: a block of aluminium Diesel car glow plug 6mm rod (plenty in old printers) broom handle two crocodile clips 30 amp wire wire connectors ...
by redwood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Candles
Replies: 3
Views: 13654

Candles

I have some lovely skep hive candles for sale. Made from the finest filtered beeswax Email address is redwoodhives@gmail.com
by redwood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Honey
Replies: 2
Views: 3021

Honey

I have a surplus of 12 ounce jars of honey for sale please contact me on redwoodhives@gmail.com
by redwood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Winter
Replies: 1
Views: 46282

Winter

By now you should have finished feeding and varroa treatments and insulated your wooden hives with a piece of insulation under the roof. Entrance blocks must be replaced and mouse guards fitted if your entrances are more than nine mm high. Varroa inspection trays can be left out all winter, however ...
by redwood
Wed May 11, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: New Beekeepers
Topic: ANYTHING TO DO WITH BEES
Replies: 1
Views: 1961

ANYTHING TO DO WITH BEES

As the title says, ask anything you like no matter how daft or stupid it might sound, just remember a daft question is one that is not asked.
by redwood
Wed May 11, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: New Beekeepers
Topic: training apiary
Replies: 1
Views: 4847

Re: training apiary

Practical training starts this Sunday for WGBA members.
by redwood
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: How Are Your Bees
Replies: 8
Views: 49988

Re: How Are Your Bees

checked fondant levels today and glad to say all hives are flying with most taking fondant at an alarming rate except one colony of black bees that refuse to take it down but plenty of bees in the hive judging by the bees that are flying, most where bringing in little bits of pollen and some where d...

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