The 2014 indoor meetings start again on September 16th at St. Edith's Hall Kemsing TN15 6NA. For details of the hall, click here to link to their web page. All Indoor Meetings together with the Summer Apiary Meetings are detailed in the 2014 programme.
Click on this pdf document for details on this bumble bee.
If you are having small bumble bees entering your roof at eaves level or possibly in a nesting box or even a compost bin, then read the pdf document above for answers on what can be done. Please do not ring anyone on the swarm list as we have been inundated with calls over the last few weeks and there is nothing beekeepers can do. If you want to read about the life cycle on bumble bees in general click here.
Creamed Honey If you have Oil Seed Rape nearby you will need to take off your honey crop as soon as it stops flowering and to make your honey more saleable you might like to try creaming your honey. Click on this pdf document for details: