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Slab Castle Apiary

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Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom

April 2017

Apiary Working Party

April 8, 2017 @ 8:10 am - 1:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Apiary working party at Slab Castle apiary

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Helen Hadley’s Improvers’ Group Session

April 22, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 3:30 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Helen Hadley is holding an Improvers' Group Session on finding and marking Queens

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May 2017

Helen Hadley’s Improvers’ Group Session

May 6, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 3:30 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Helen Hadley's Improvers' Group Session on assessing brood frames, replacing frames and disease check

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June 2017

Helen Hadley’s Improvers’ Group Session

June 3, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 3:30 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Helen Hadley’s Improvers’ Group Session on swarm control and making up nukes

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August 2017

Helen Hadley’s Improvers’ Group Session

August 4, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 3:30 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Helen Hadley’s Improvers’ Group Session on preparing to take honey crop

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November 2017

Apiary Working Party

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Apiary working party at Slab Castle, Groombridge. Members can come whatever time they like, between 10am and 4pm, and stay for as long as they want.

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December 2017

Apiary Working Party

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Apiary working party at Slab Castle, Groombridge. Members can come whatever time they like, between 10am and 3pm, and stay for as long as they want.

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January 2018

Improvers’ Session – Varroa Control using Oxalic Acid

January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Please come and assist / watch the treatment of the bees at the Association apiary on Saturday 6th Jan, at 10 am onwards. (And later at High Hurstwood) Please could you let Keith know if you plan to attend.

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March 2018

Apiary Working Party – Slab Castle / Improvers’ Start the season session

March 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Working Party / Improvers Session Preparing the Slab Castle Apiary for the new season. An ideal opportunity to help and learn.

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September 2018

Apiary Working Party – Slab Castle

September 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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Apiary Working Party on Saturday 29th Sept. from 2pm to 5pm. Meet at the bee equipment shed in the Cherry Gardens Farm yard. We will be tidying up the shed, bringing down spare equipment from the apiary, and preparing supers for winter storage.

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December 2018

Members Workshop – Oxalic Acid Treatment

December 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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“Members Workshop – Slab Castle Apiary” “Oxalic Acid Treatment” We will be treating any colonies that are showing the need for minimising varroa levels. Keith Obbard / Steve Davies Saturday 8th December at 10:30am (till about 12:30) Meet at the Slab Castle Apiary, Groombridge, Kent (between TN3 9PB and TN6 1UX) If you can, could you send Keith a text or message so he has a rough idea how many are coming. 01892 863658 or 07941 578427

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Members Workshop – Oxalic Acid Treatment No.2

December 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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“Members Workshop – Slab Castle Apiary” “Oxalic Acid Treatment” We will be giving a couple of the association hives their 2nd treatment. Meet at the Slab Castle Apiary, Groombridge, Kent (between TN3 9PB and TN6 1UX) If you can, could you send Keith a text or message so he has a rough idea how many are coming. 01892 863658 or 07941 578427  

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March 2019

Apiary Working Party – Slab Castle

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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10am to lunchtime

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May 2019

Members Workshop – mid-Summer check-up

May 25 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Slab Castle Apiary, Cherry Garden Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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This workshop was to have been "re-queening a bad tempered colony" however, due to unforeseen circumstances, Keith will host it at the Association Apiary, and it will be a “mid-Summer check-up” event. Dealing with supering, looking for disease, splitting colonies, swarms, or whatever arises on the day. Start at 2.30pm. Meet in the Association Apiary and retire to Keith's Log Cabin at 4.30pm for tea and cakes. In order to get an idea of attendance, please contact Keith if you are…

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