...find out about beehives

The whole reason for the selfsufficientish website was to offer a place where anyone can ask, HOW DO I...? So who knows why it has taken us so long to have a HOW DO I? section, but here it is. So if you want to know how to do anything selfsufficientish then here is the place to ask.
Barbara Good
Barbara Good
Posts: 136
Joined: Wed May 09, 2012 12:21 pm

...find out about beehives

Post: #261997 sda
Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:33 pm

About a year ago I read something about beekeepers needing to keep bees in people's gardens - something about depleting stocks of bees or something. Does anyone know if this is still happening and if so, which organisation to contact?

Living the good life
Living the good life
Posts: 315
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:56 pm
latitude: 56 degrees North
longitude: 2 degrees West
Location: Near Stroud, Gloucestershire

Re: ...find out about beehives

Post: #262002 Pumpkin&Piglet
Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:09 pm

Oooooh, yeah, I'd be up for that!

margo - newbie
margo - newbie
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:58 am
Location: Herefordshire

Re: ...find out about beehives

Post: #262005 MarcherLady
Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:58 pm

Sda, if you google 'beekeeping association' with the name of your region or county you should get a contact name or number. You'd need to be happy with someone trooping through your garden at least once a week, and the risk of the bees swarming, but I'm sure a responsible beekeeper could explain all of that to you. Or take a course (ask at the BKA about that too) and do it yourself! :icon_smile:

A selfsufficientish Regular
A selfsufficientish Regular
Posts: 2101
Joined: Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:57 am

Re: ...find out about beehives

Post: #262008 oldjerry
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:42 pm

Really good Advice. Go with it. BWs.

Return to “How do I??”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests