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hannah donovan
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:06 am    Post subject: any courses in london? Reply with quote

are there any groups willing to put on some training i london starting from now ? the season has began. .. please someone arrange this as there are so few natural beekeing course/training in london, and i really need to know how to give my bees the best possible care.
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Dexter's shed
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Location: Grays, Essex, UK

PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

have you already got bees hannah ? or wanting to start?
if so, I advise to take this year for learning, viewing hives, helping others with hives, getting your own hive sorted/made and positioned first, you may even then be lucky to get a late swarm to house over winter and start 2016

dont try to run before walking,
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hannah donovan
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:46 am    Post subject: i am walking .. Reply with quote

Smile i understand, i was offered a hive with colony, which i was certianly not going to turn down, BUT the man has had second thoughts, but it did make me intersted in the more natural way of keeping bees, as i own 3 secondhand hives in the box shape.. but top bar is much beter, and yes i would like to learn as much as possible before getting bees.. i was just thrown in and was going to learn as i went along...because who in thier right mind would turn down a colony and hive.

anyway my point is, i am LOOKING for a mentor who can do all you said, show me as much as possible about looking after the bees. and as i said any bee 'carers' in london willing to get together and teach classes.

i would like to know about any meets if there are any in my area also...
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