Articles.

  • NEW to BEEKEEPING?

A Guide to Getting Started

Bee Related Videos

Beekeeping FAQs

Beginners FAQ’s

Beekeeping Equipment: One of the benefits of membership is that all Thornes equipment can be bought, at a discount, through our Vice Chairman John Hendrie.
Click on: Thornes 2019 Catalogue

to make your selection and contact him by email bibba26@talktalk.net to order.

Click on these local Suppliers of beekeeping equipment:
Blue Bell Hill Apiaries
Paynes Bee Farm.
Park Beekeeping Greewich
Morris Beekeeping Yalding
Freeman & Harding – Honey Jars

Click on: B J Sherriff for details of their annual discount scheme for those taking beginners beekeeping courses, that run in 2019.

  • INFORMATIVE SITES.

BeeBase

David Cushman’s Website

Bees – Identification Guide

BeeLifeCycle

Bee Life Cycle Video

Bees – Natural History

First 21 Day of a Bees Life

  • HIVES & EQUIPMENT.

Apiary – ‘Setting Up’

Bait Hive

Beehive – Types

Bee Natural Cell Size

Bee-Vac. construction

Creamed Honey

Many Uses of a Nucleus Hive

Nucleus Observation Hive Plans

Observation Hive – ‘Setting up’

Open Mesh Floors – ‘How to Build’.

Products of the hive

Top Bar Hive Construction

Top Bar Hive – High Speed Action

  • PESTS & DISEASES.

Asian Hornet Update

Asian Hornet Trap

Vanessa-Asian-Hornet-Article-1902

Asian Hornet letter 1902

Badger v Beehives

Bee Diseases

Bees Fighting Varroa

Small Hive Beetle [Fera article]

Small Hive Beetle Infestation

  • FEEDING & MEDICATION.

Autumn & Winter Feeds

Autumn & Winter Feed

To Feed or not to Feed

Oxalic Acid Vaporiser

Thymol Recipe

Varroa + Treatments

  • ENVIRONMENT & PLANTING.

Bee Friendly Plants

Garden Plants – bees favourites1

Garden Plants – bees favourites2

Garden Plants – bees favourites3

Garden Plants – bees favourites4

Garden Plants – bees favourites5

  • QUEEN IDENTIFICATION, MARKING & REARING.

Breeding Hygenic Bees

Queen Cell Procedures [FeraArticle]

Queens – Finding Marking & Clipping 

Queens – Finding, Marking

Queen Rearing – Made Simple 

Queen Rearing – Small Scale 

Queen Emerging

  • SWARMS.

Demaree Method of Swarm Control

Swarm_Prevention_By_Demaree_Method

Swarm Collecting Housing

Swarm 20 ft up in a Holly Tree

Warre Hives – Swarm Control

  • GENERAL.

AggressiveBees

Bee Related Videos

Honey or Bumble Bees

Tales from the Beehive a Beekeepers blog

Hive Inspections at Sevenoaks Member, Sarah Rapley’S Apiary.

Hive No 1

Hive No 2