Coming meetings:

 18 July 2016

1. Swarms:

- the mechanism of colony swarming,
- risks for your colony if it swarms,
- basic swarm collection techniques,
- opening of the swarm queue, registrations accepted.

2.How to make honey that is medicinally better than Manuka?  Just follow natural beekeeping.  This is not a joke, the info comes from Cardiff University. Fascinating stuff!

3. Q&A

Re. swarm queue, enlisting is in person, emails not accepted.  You come - you are in the queue.  You do not - you are not or at best end up at the very end.  Attendance is important because you will get instructions what to do and how.

15 August 2016

1. Swarm reduction methods.

2. Q&A 

19 September 2016

1. How to remove bee colonies from walls etc., i.e. cutouts techniques.

2. Q&A

If you have a suggestion for a meeting subject - please email us.

We meet on the third Monday of each month between 6:45pm - 9pm.

All members and guests are welcome to come along, entry is free for Permaculture Victoria members and gold coin donation for non-members. Our meetings are small, friendly and informal where we share our experiences and questions over a cuppa.

You do not need to have any prior bee-keeping experience or knowledge. If you are thinking about keeping bees, or are just pondering possibilities, come along for a chat.

We ask that guests join us formally after three meetings. Membership is available by joining Permaculture Victoria.

The meeting location is:

Kew Library meeting room, Corner Cotham Road and Civic Drive, Kew.

Plenty of parking available. 

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