Petersfield Apiary, under the management of Neil mariner aided by Apiary Custodians Peter Reader, Dean Gregory, Ali Hollingbery, Philip Gurney, Derek Beesley and James Crawford. will be open to PDBKA Members on Wednesday afternoon from noon and Sunday afternoons from 2pm throughout the beekeeping season.

PDBKA APIARY OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS from noon WEDNESDAYS &

2pm SUNDAYS

Apiary Record 1 June 2022

By |June 8th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

This Wednesday afternoon inspection had 13/16C and intermittent cloud. Hive 2 - inspected by Hilary Hayward - National Single Brood, 5 frames bees, 3 frames capped brood, no evident queen (queen removed 24 April to form [...]

Apiary record 29 May 2022

By |May 30th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

16C and sunny Hive 1 - inspected by Peter Reader - National Single Brood, 2 Supers.  New queen, marked yellow, 10 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS, 2 QC's knocked down.  Sufficient room & stores.  Health OK.  [...]

Apiary Record 25 May 2022

By |May 30th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

Cool windy day, 11C. Hive 2 - inspected by Hilary Hayward - National Single Brood.  6 frames bees, 3 frames capped brood, 3 QC's, knocked down.  2 frames stores.  Health OK.  Temper 3.  Miller frame from [...]

Apiary Record 18 May 2022

By |May 25th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

A better beekeeping day, 19C sun & cloud Hive 1 - inspected by Neil Mariner - National Double Brood.  15 frames bees, 1 frame brood.  New Queen, eggs & larvae.  Sufficient room & stores. Health OK.  [...]

Apiary Record 15 May 2022

By |May 25th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

15C and rain. Hive 3 - inspected by Dean Gregory - National Double Brood, 10 frames bees, 8 frames BIAS. 1 open QC, sufficient room and stores.  Q, 2 frames brood, 2 frames stores & additional [...]

Apiary Record 11 May 2022

By |May 13th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

Ten Members attended the Apiary on a wet Wednesday.  13C Hive 5 - inspected by Tom Blackburn - National Single Brood, 10 frames of bees, 7 frames BIAS, Queen seen QC torn down by bees.  Sufficient [...]