Found a Honeybee Swarm

Found a Clustered Swarm of Bees?

Clustering honey bee swarms are normally docile and non aggressive. But, it’s best to be safe and avoid approaching the swarm, and on NO account swat, spray or try to move the swarm yourselves. Please call a Swarm Collector … More…

Tree Bumblebees

Bird Boxes & Bumble Bees

Our Honeybee Swarm Collection Coordinator provides this update to his advice first published last year about dealing with the newly arrived Tree Bumblebee that has a particular preference for nesting in bird boxes and can be very aggressive …. More…

Out Apiaries

Out-Apiaries … Hives in Your Garden?

Able to have hives in your own large garden, orchard or field, but unable to devote the time or investment to be an actual Beekeeper? Could you provide one of our beekeepers with an ‘Out-Apiary’ site for one or two (or more!) hives? More…

Taster Day

Beekeeping Taster Day 27 June 2015

Enrolment for our one day introduction course to Beekeeping, being held at Mickleham Village Hall and our training apiary in Mickleham, is NOW OPEN. Download the enrolment form to submit your booking from here … More…

Reigate Market

Market Stall moves to Redhill

We can now be found at the Redhill Farmers Market on the 2nd Friday of each month ! Sadly the 24th October 2014 was to be our last appearance at the Reigate Farmers Market, But we now look forward to meeting familiar as well as some new faces … More…

Beginners Practical Training

Practical Training

Teaching Apiary meetings take place every week (weather permitting), from the first week in April to the end of August on Wednesday evenings starting at 6.30pm. The apiary itself will typical house approximately 12 hives, which … More…

Food for Foragers

Food for Foragers

One very direct way that everyone with a garden, large or small, can help the honeybees is to grow a selection of some of the plants that honeybees are particularly fond of as sources of nectar or pollen or both. More…