Hot topic: Pesticides

IMG_2767Our speaker for June 13th with be Liza Fleeson Trossbach with Office of Pesticide Management  concerning pesticide regulation in the State of Virginia.  This is a very hot topic that concerns every beekeeper.  Come and get informed!

Join us at 7:00 pm on June 13th, 2019.  All meetings are open to the public whether you have bees or not.  They  are held at the Greenwood Methodist Church at 10040 Greenwood Road in Northside Glen Allen.  Hope you can make it!

 

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Natives for Honeybees

Want to keep your honeybees at home and away from dangerous chemicals?  Plant natives that the honeybees will love.  Beth Farmer, owner of Garden Gate Landscape and Design will help you do just that.  She will discuss how to make a landscape your bees will love.  Plants will be available for sale.

Join us at 7:00 pm on May 9th, 2019.  All meetings are open to the public whether you have bees or not.  They  are held at the Greenwood Methodist Church at 10040 Greenwood Road in Northside Glen Allen.  Hope you can make it!

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April Meeting Will Be Sweet! Come learn about honey production

Want more honey?  But, worried about taking too much from your bees?  Our April meeting will take place on Thursday April 11th.  Dr. Rick Fells, Professor Emeritus from Virginia Tech, will talk to us about honey production.  He will discuss how to get more honey from your hive while ensuring the well being of your girls.  Dr. Fells is an amazing speaker with a vast knowledge of honeybees.  You won’t want to miss his talk.

Join us at 7:00 pm on April 11th.  All meetings are open to the public whether you have bees or not.  They  are held at the Greenwood Methodist Church at 10040 Greenwood Road in Northside Glen Allen.  Hope you can make it!

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Want free bees? Want honey?

beeframe2Who wouldn’t want free bees?!?  Come a little earlier than normal and learn how to attract swarms (free bees!) Doug Anderson and Keith White will tell you how.  Come to our meeting at 6:30 for an informative mini session on Thursday March 14th.

Are you hoping for a big honey harvest this year?  Want to know how to maximize your honey harvest?  Come hear Mike Church tell us how to do just that at 7:00 pm.

All meetings are open to the public whether you have bees or not.  They  are held at the Greenwood Methodist Church at 10040 Greenwood Road in Northside Glen Allen.  Hope you can make it!

Plan ahead.  April’s meeting will be held on Thursday April 11th, 2019.

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Love Honeybees? Join us on Valentines Day!

Hoping for a sweet honey harvest this year?  You will want to come to our meeting on February 14th at 7:00 pm.  Mike Sandridge will talk to us about making splits and swarm control.  Both are important skills for beekeepers to have if you want to have a honey harvest this year.  Mike is a great speaker with lots of experience.  Don’t miss it!

All meetings are open to the public whether you have bees or not.  They  are held at the Greenwood Methodist Church at 10040 Greenwood Road in Northside Glen Allen.  Hope you can make it!

Plan ahead and march your calendar for our March meeting on March 14th.

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January Meeting Nailed Down

Winter is the time to start beekeeping.  Now is a great time to get your boxes built and your equipment ready.  Our January meeting will be a workshop on putting frames and hive boxes together.  Need equipment?   Doug Anderson from Honey and the Hive will be there to help. They will take orders now and deliver at our meeting.  His telephone number is 804-501-8266.

Join us at 7:00 pm on January 10th.  All meetings are open to the public whether you have bees or not.  They  are held at the Greenwood Methodist Church at 10040 Greenwood Road in Northside Glen Allen.  Hope you can make it!

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Holiday Party Coming Soon

Our annual holiday party will be December 13th, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Meet us at the clubhouse at Carriage homes at Wyndham 5600 Mulholland Dr.  RBA will provide meat for the table.  Please bring a side or dessert to share.

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