Swarm Control with Percy Phelps

March 14th, 2022|0 Comments

Petersfield Beekeepers is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. PERCY PHELPS WILL BE HOSTING A REGULAR SERIES OF TALKS VIA THE TRAINING ZOOM LINK ON WEDNESDAYS AT 19:00 ABOUT HIS BEEKEEPING EXPERIENCES AND TIPS RELEVANT TO THE TIME OF YEAR FOR NEW BEEKEEPERS. THE PRESENTATION TOPIC ON THE 6TH [...]

Meon Valley Auction 1pm Saturday 7MAY 2022

March 2nd, 2022|0 Comments

Meon Valley Beekeepers Association's 42nd Annual Auction Sale takes place at Greatham Village Hall, GU33 6AD,  on Saturday 7 May 2022. Submit items for inclusion in the auction by 25 April . Only 250 lots will be accepted. Catalogue available from 29 April, email only. Viewing from 11.30pm on Sale [...]

PDBKA AGM 12 February 2022

February 13th, 2022|0 Comments

A select group of members attended PDBKA's second, and hopefully last, AGM by Zoom - how we miss tea & cake in the PCC! The business of the meeting - to receive the Reports and Accounts for 2021, to elect the Committee, to present certificates for BBKA qualifications achieved and [...]

Apiary Inventory 29 January 2022

February 5th, 2022|0 Comments

Before the PDBKA 'season' begins a small group of past, present and future Apiary Custodians and Committee Members gathered, bright and early, on a sunny Saturday morning to conduct a detailed inventory of equipment used and stored at the Association Apiary. The occupied hives were relatively simple to assess but [...]

Bumblebees have smelly feet!

January 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

The first PDBKA meeting of 2022 was via zoom. Gill Perkins, CEO of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, joined us to talk about "The Plight of the bumblebee". Gill acknowledged that, as beekeepers, we are aware of the importance of pollination to our lives and the importance of all bees in [...]

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES for January 2022

December 21st, 2021|0 Comments

For 2021- 2 PDBKA is planning winter and early Spring training groups for members interested in following/attaining BBKA training qualifications: Bee Basic - Practical assessment to promote new beekeepers’ training and knowledge and good practice of basic husbandry. Bee Health  - to promote practical and theoretical knowledge of bee diseases [...]

79th PDBKA Honey Show 11th September 2021

October 26th, 2021|0 Comments

The Honey Show for the 79th year was held in the Rake Village Hall. Last year it was not possible to hold the Honey Show due to the restrictions and for the protection of our members. This year it was decided that, due to the uncertainty of holding a Honey [...]