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Beekeeping Beginners Course March 2018

The HBKA Beginners Course starts on 10th of March and runs for two weekends. These are held in our Hatch End Apiary where you will learn about and how to handle bees under guidance of our very experienced tutors.

Aubrey Kutner HBKA Education Bursary

 

Dear HBKA members

Harrow Beekeepers’ Association are pleased to offer a Bursary of up to £100 per annum to a member(s) who would like to attend a Bee Health course and become competent in identifying the commonly known bee diseases.

Please see the attached application form for more details about the application process.

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics  -  Thursday

November 30th 2017

 

A beekeeping talk for the New Year

 

Presented by Bob Smith NDB

Sunday 14th January 2018

2.00pm to 5.00pm

Harrow Beekeepers invite you to an afternoon at

Hatch End Suite 2 and 3 Harrow Art Centre,

AGM 2017

The HBKA AGM will be held on Saturday 18 November 2017 at Hatch End Scout Hut, Grimsdyke Road, Hatch End HA5 4PH at 7pm. It will be followed by our annual dinner and social. See email circular for the agenda, minutes of the last meeting. Please read the documents before coming to the meeting. If you would like to come to the meal, please reply to Carole or Gloria, details on a separate email.

XIII Harrow in Leaf Show

 

The 13th Harrow in LEAF Horticultural and Craft Show for 2017 has been and gone.
Thank you to everybody in HBKA who entered and helped to make this years honey show a success.

Harrow in Leaf 2017

Harrow Beekeepers' Association is a registered charity. Its stated activities include “promoting the craft and heritage of beekeeping by educating the public” and “encouraging an understanding of the benefits of our craft and the role of bees in the environment”. One of the key ways of engaging the wider public, and fulfilling the charitable role, is through the Harrow in Leaf show.

Varroa Treatment 2017

 

The time has come... Honey harvest is mostly done, colonies are very slowly starting preparations for the winter and beekeepers should start thinking about helping them to go into this dificult period as healthy and strong as possible which means also Varroa free.

For this purpose Brian has Api Life Var and Apiguard available fot treatment for our colonies.

Apiary inspections July 2017

Thank you everyone for a tremendous effort to check all our colonies in the apiaries last Saturday. Especially we would like to thank our inspectors: Jo, Bill, Doreen and Judy. All colonies are fine and in a good health. Happy extracting now :)

Sunday 25th June Second Hand Equipment Sale

 

Sale of second hand beekeeping equipment. If you wish to buy or sell any item come to our apiary on the Sunday at 11am

Items must be clean/ sterilised / scorched to be able to be sold. 

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