Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells Branch

Tasks for August

Insert clearer boards below honey supers.

Remove the supers for extraction.

Extract and store honey.

Full disease inspection.

Varroa treatment – apiguard or similar.

Clean supers for storage..

Unite small colonies, using paper division.

Ensure the colony is left with space to hold ~ 60 lbs honey.

Check water content and labelling requirements.

Clean supers (on colony and then using Certan etc.)

Render wax cappings etc.

Clean or replace dirty super frames.

Move old brood frames to the edge of hive ready for replacement.

All tips for Home

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