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2012

Photo CBKA at EcoFest in Canterbury, 11th May 2013. Courtesy of Dik Ng.

CBKA at EcoFest in Canterbury, 11th May 2013. Courtesy of Dik Ng.

Photo Lots of newbies at the first winter meeting (3/10/2012) with 25 honies to taste

Lots of newbies at the first winter meeting (3/10/2012) with 25 honies to taste

Photo brogdale CBKA7

brogdale CBKA7

Photo brogdale cBKA6

brogdale cBKA6

Photo brogdale 1

brogdale 1

Photo brogdale CBKA5

brogdale CBKA5

Photo Brogdale CBKA3

Brogdale CBKA3

Photo brogdale CBKA2

brogdale CBKA2

Photo brogdale CBKA4

brogdale CBKA4

Photo Brogdale Cider Festival 22-23 September 2012

Brogdale Cider Festival 22-23 September 2012

Photo Haymaking20 copy

Haymaking20 copy

Photo brogdale_cherry_2012_016

brogdale_cherry_2012_016

Photo brogdale_cherry_2012_015

brogdale_cherry_2012_015

Photo brogdale_cherry_2012_013

brogdale_cherry_2012_013

Photo brogdale cherry 2012 006

brogdale cherry 2012 006 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo brogdale cherry 2012 007

brogdale cherry 2012 007 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo Apiary March 29 2012 001

Apiary March 29 2012 001 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo Apiary March 29 2012 002

Apiary March 29 2012 002 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo Apiary March 29 2012 003

Apiary March 29 2012 003 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo Apiary March 29 2012 005

Apiary March 29 2012 005 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo Julian Audsley with the bees on the roof of Whitefriars

Julian Audsley with the bees on the roof of Whitefriars | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo IMG_5925

IMG_5925 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo IMG_5922

IMG_5922 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo IMG_5924

IMG_5924 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo IMG_5918

IMG_5918 | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo honey bee feeding on crystallised honey in a comb

honey bee feeding on crystallised honey in a comb | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo honey bee cleaning antennae with foreleg (there's a special adaptation to do this)

honey bee cleaning antennae with foreleg (there's a special adaptation to do this) | Chris Bristow demonstrating at the Brogdale Cherry Festival, 2012

Photo honey bee collecting pollen from a camellia flower in March

honey bee collecting pollen from a camellia flower in March | honey bee collecting pollen from a camellia flower in March

Photo Larva in queen cell, sitting in a pool of royal jelly. Note the spiracles (holes) in the body, through which the larva breathes.

Larva in queen cell, sitting in a pool of royal jelly. Note the spiracles (holes) in the body, through which the larva breathes. | honey bee collecting pollen from a camellia flower in March

Photo bumble bee approaching a comfrey flower to collect pollen

bumble bee approaching a comfrey flower to collect pollen | honey bee collecting pollen from a camellia flower in March

Photo house bees cover frames of brood, making sure that the larvae are well-fed, warm, and healthy

house bees cover frames of brood, making sure that the larvae are well-fed, warm, and healthy | honey bee collecting pollen from a camellia flower in March

Photo The lowest peanut-shaped queen cell is already opened, so the queen has emerged

The lowest peanut-shaped queen cell is already opened, so the queen has emerged | The lowest peanut-shaped queen cell is already opened, so the queen has emerged

Photo the centre of the hive is where the broodnest can be found.  It has a characteristic arch of honey over it, and a uniform pattern of sealed brood at the centre

the centre of the hive is where the broodnest can be found. It has a characteristic arch of honey over it, and a uniform pattern of sealed brood at the centre | The lowest peanut-shaped queen cell is already opened, so the queen has emerged

Photo a frame of sealed broad, complete with three queen cells

a frame of sealed broad, complete with three queen cells | The lowest peanut-shaped queen cell is already opened, so the queen has emerged

Photo Bees will fill space in the hive box with comb.  Here the bees have drawn out comb on the bottom of a short frame

Bees will fill space in the hive box with comb. Here the bees have drawn out comb on the bottom of a short frame | The lowest peanut-shaped queen cell is already opened, so the queen has emerged

whitefriars

Photo Wild comb

Wild comb

Photo Tutorial in lighting the smoker - Julian

Tutorial in lighting the smoker - Julian

Photo There she is!

There she is!

Photo Ridding of a comb of drone cells and accompanying varroa mites

Ridding of a comb of drone cells and accompanying varroa mites

Photo Record keeping - absolutely essential

Record keeping - absolutely essential

Photo Queen cell

Queen cell

Photo Mite counting

Mite counting

Photo Inspection

Inspection

Photo Inserting a clean board for mite count

Inserting a clean board for mite count

Photo Inpsection2

Inpsection2

Photo Drone brood to be frozen for mite count

Drone brood to be frozen for mite count

Photo Caging the queen

Caging the queen

Photo Bees around the queen cage

Bees around the queen cage

Photo Canterbury in Bloom awards ceremony - Julian Audsley and Martyn Barr

Canterbury in Bloom awards ceremony - Julian Audsley and Martyn Barr

Photo Canterbury in Bloom awards ceremony December 2012

Canterbury in Bloom awards ceremony December 2012

Photo Canterbury in Bloom awards ceremony - Julian Audsley and Peter Scutt

Canterbury in Bloom awards ceremony - Julian Audsley and Peter Scutt

Photo P1010309

P1010309

Photo P1010312

P1010312

Photo p1010328

p1010328

Photo P1010318

P1010318

Photo P1010310

P1010310

Photo P1010313

P1010313

Photo P1010319

P1010319

Photo IMG_1248

IMG_1248

Photo IMG_1272

IMG_1272

Photo IMG_1237

IMG_1237

Photo IMG_1259

IMG_1259

Photo IMG_1252

IMG_1252

Photo IMG_1246

IMG_1246

Photo IMG_1241

IMG_1241

Photo IMG_1239

IMG_1239

Photo IMG_1242

IMG_1242

Photo IMG_1257

IMG_1257

Photo IMG_1270

IMG_1270

Photo IMG_1247

IMG_1247

2013

Photo snow on 20-Jan

snow on 20-Jan | snow on 20-Jan

Photo IMG_8808

IMG_8808 | IMG_8808

Photo newsletters

newsletters | newsletters

Photo neonics

neonics | neonics

Photo email

email | email

Photo forum

forum | forum

Photo ecofest

ecofest | ecofest

Photo IMG_8709

IMG_8709 | IMG_8709

Photo IMG_8704

IMG_8704 | IMG_8704

Photo IMG_8695

IMG_8695 | IMG_8695

Photo IMG_8692

IMG_8692 | IMG_8692

Photo IMG_8691

IMG_8691 | IMG_8691

Photo IMG_8683

IMG_8683 | IMG_8683

Photo IMG_8681

IMG_8681 | IMG_8681

Photo IMG_8668

IMG_8668 | IMG_8668

Photo Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0054

20130608_bees_0054 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0047

20130608_bees_0047 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0064

20130608_bees_0064 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0069

20130608_bees_0069 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0248

20130608_bees_0248 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0161

20130608_bees_0161 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0149

20130608_bees_0149 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0288

20130608_bees_0288 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0024

20130608_bees_0024 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0323

20130608_bees_0323 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0034

20130608_bees_0034 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0299

20130608_bees_0299 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo 20130608_bees_0327

20130608_bees_0327 | Canterbury Beekeepers logo final RGB

Photo Donkey-Beekeeper-Brazil-560x305

Donkey-Beekeeper-Brazil-560x305 | Donkey-Beekeeper-Brazil-560x305

Photo broodmapper

broodmapper | broodmapper

Photo Tutorial in lighting the smoker - Julian

Tutorial in lighting the smoker - Julian | Tutorial in lighting the smoker - Julian

Photo Caging the queen

Caging the queen | Caging the queen

Photo Record keeping - absolutely essential

Record keeping - absolutely essential | Record keeping - absolutely essential

Photo Inserting a clean board for mite count

Inserting a clean board for mite count | Inserting a clean board for mite count

Photo Mite counting

Mite counting | Mite counting

Photo Drone brood to be frozen for mite count

Drone brood to be frozen for mite count | Drone brood to be frozen for mite count

Photo There she is!

There she is! | There she is!

Photo Queen cell

Queen cell | Queen cell

Photo IMG_8904

IMG_8904 | IMG_8904

Photo IMG_8905

IMG_8905 | IMG_8905

Photo IMG_8914

IMG_8914 | IMG_8914

Photo sue clapson at Kent County Show

sue clapson at Kent County Show | sue clapson at Kent County Show

Photo IMG_1884

IMG_1884 | IMG_1884

Photo IMG_1910

IMG_1910 | IMG_1910

Photo IMG_1909

IMG_1909 | IMG_1909

Photo IMG_1905

IMG_1905 | IMG_1905

Photo IMG_1868

IMG_1868 | IMG_1868

Photo David in work shed

David in work shed | David in work shed

Photo Smoking

Smoking | Smoking

Photo Scraping a queen cell

Scraping a queen cell | Scraping a queen cell

Photo Bees galore

Bees galore | Bees galore

Photo First inspection

First inspection | First inspection

Photo IMAG4057

IMAG4057 | IMAG4057

Photo IMAG4058

IMAG4058 | IMAG4058

Photo IMAG4059

IMAG4059 | IMAG4059

Photo IMAG4060

IMAG4060 | IMAG4060

Photo 20130608_bees_0273

20130608_bees_0273 | IMAG4060

Photo 20130608_bees_0276

20130608_bees_0276 | IMAG4060

Photo IMG_9378

IMG_9378 | IMG_9378

Photo IMG_9371

IMG_9371 | IMG_9371

Photo IMG_9379

IMG_9379 | IMG_9379

Photo IMG_9381

IMG_9381 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0336

20130608_bees_0336 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0333

20130608_bees_0333 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0315

20130608_bees_0315 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0305

20130608_bees_0305 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0187

20130608_bees_0187 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0271

20130608_bees_0271 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0261

20130608_bees_0261 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0255

20130608_bees_0255 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0250

20130608_bees_0250 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0244-Edit

20130608_bees_0244-Edit | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0240

20130608_bees_0240 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0236

20130608_bees_0236 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0235

20130608_bees_0235 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0201

20130608_bees_0201 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0183

20130608_bees_0183 | IMG_9381

Photo 20130608_bees_0169

20130608_bees_0169 | IMG_9381

Photo Right way to hold a frame

Right way to hold a frame | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0163

20130608_bees_0163 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0127

20130608_bees_0127 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0157

20130608_bees_0157 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0122

20130608_bees_0122 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0101

20130608_bees_0101 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0116

20130608_bees_0116 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0115

20130608_bees_0115 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0328

20130608_bees_0328 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0037

20130608_bees_0037 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0033

20130608_bees_0033 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0032

20130608_bees_0032 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0030

20130608_bees_0030 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0028

20130608_bees_0028 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0022

20130608_bees_0022 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0010

20130608_bees_0010 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0026

20130608_bees_0026 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0302

20130608_bees_0302 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0002

20130608_bees_0002 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo 20130608_bees_0025

20130608_bees_0025 | Right way to hold a frame

Photo Bees around the queen cage

Bees around the queen cage | Bees around the queen cage

Photo More bees

More bees | More bees

Photo Translocating the Queen

Translocating the Queen | Translocating the Queen

Photo Inspection

Inspection | Inspection

Photo Ridding of a comb of drone cells and accompanying varroa mites

Ridding of a comb of drone cells and accompanying varroa mites | Ridding of a comb of drone cells and accompanying varroa mites

Photo Inpsection2

Inpsection2 | Inpsection2