Jim Vivian-Griffiths has kindly provided some photos from this year's Bee Safari. Click here or on the photo to see them all....
Our 2017 Summer Bee Safari was held on Saturday 2nd September at Stephen & Isabelle's, Rosie's, and Alan's in Ross on Wye. We were joined by Colin Pavey (Regional Bee Inspector). Here are some photos taken by Jim Vivian-Griffiths:
Does anyone have an old uncapping tray which they are prepared to sell very cheaply? Contact: Judy on 01594 562322 or email@example.com
Available June 2017 - Mated queens raised from my own selected stocks of good temper and proven productivity, and excellent brood pattern. Pre-order on: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07986 841240. Limited availability.
5/6 frame nucleus - over wintered 2016 queen - available mid April, weather dependent, 8 currently available. Cost £165 housed in a brand new maisemore poly nuc with feeder. Or £140 bring your own hive. Queens are raised from my selected best colonies. Will provide as much support as possible after purchase with a site visit if required, within local area. Collection in person preferred. Pre order by contacting on: email@example.com or 07986 84
The Asian Hornet The Asian Hornet, present in France since 2004, has spread as far as Brittany and Belgium, so the risk of it reaching this country is now very high. Asian Hornets are slightly smaller than our native hornets and have different markings. They catch and kill honey bees at their hive entrances, and are a serious threat to bee colonies. The National Bee Unit think they might arrive in 2014, but they could be here this year and beekeepers are
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Our 2015 Honey Show was on Saturday 3rd October at the Main Place, Coleford. Congratulations to all the prize winners, who are listed here: Class Description First Second Third Highly Commended 1 One jar of clear light run honey Jim Vivian-Griffiths Jonathan Axe Bob Snowdon Jim Vivian-Griffiths 2 One jar of clear medium or dark run honey Andrew Phillips Bob Snowdon