The Dartford Beekeepers

Dartford Branch of the Kent Beekeepersí Association


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†††† The introduction to beekeeping course started at the apiary on the last day of January and continues every Thursday evening till the beginning of April.

†††† The first of this years monthly meetings is on the 23rd February from 3pm and everyone is welcome to come along and join us.† This month we have John Hendrie coming along to talk to us about the National Honey show.

†††† As i publish this we are experiencing a wide band of snow falling over the south and west of Britain so donít forget to clear it and or any other blockages from the front of your hives to allow the bees to fly when the weather permits and remove debris from inside the hive.



Spring Clean

March 30th is our in house spring clean session and weather providing we will be in amongst the hives on the Apiary site.


April 27th

Bob Smith from the Medway Beekeepers will be giving us a talk about using Queen rearing as a swarm control method.† Win Win !


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With a new captain at the helm we are set to steer a new tack so if there is anything you would like to see happen or any ideas for the improvement of the club donít be shy get in touch and let us know it is YOUR club get involved.


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