Charity BEE Fayre In Cornwall
B J Sherriff are organising a Charity BEE Fayre ~ Bee Awareness Day at Enys Gardens, Penryn, Cornwall (TR10 9LB) on Sunday 09th August 2015 as per the flyer below. Proceeds go to Bees Abroad of which Brian Sherriff is a Patron, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Bees for Development and to Enys Gardens.
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Beekeeping, like every other activity, has its dos and don’ts. Beginning beekeeping normally includes buying bees and the gear that is needed. Nonetheless, some individuals who are beginning this avocation normally make several errors. It’s alright to make mistakes, and this article can help new beekeepers prevent making the same mistakes others have in the past.
Here are three blunders which every beekeeper should avert:
1. Not understanding the best time to start a beekeeping company or hobby can prove to be a disaster. It can lead to a lack of your bees and cash. Since most bees die during winter months, winter is the worst possible time to begin. This would induce a beekeeper to buy a fresh mountain of bees, which would be more expensive money. Fall is another inferior time since there are fewer blooms, consequently a smaller quantity of honey harvested, to start beekeeping. The best time to begin beekeeping is during summer, which can be the time of the year where there are lots of blooms that are blooming.
2. Buying used gear and old books. This is a common error made by many start beekeepers. Buying used old and equipment beekeeping publications isn’t a great idea, although it’s clear that one would desire to cut costs as much as possible. First, used equipment can come with “inherited” problems. The extractor factory outlet might have a flow, or the uncapping knife might not be sharp enough to uncap all the wax. This would definitely change the quality of one’s honey, which will ben’t an ideal scenario especially if a beekeeper is intending to begin a honey-selling company. Second, information that is out-of-date can be provided by old books on beekeeping. One might be stuck using the traditional method when there are better and more rapid means to maintain beehives and fabrication honey.
3. Refraining from purchasing protective equipment. Think about this. He/she will most likely come out as a pincushion with all the bee stingers stuck to their body if one doesn’t wear protective equipment when managing the hives and accumulating the honeycombs. Protective equipment is not cheap, yes, but it’ll help beekeepers avert having to pay medical bills from all the bee stings.
These three blunders are presented here to help future beekeepers avert them. It is best to consult with a specialist beekeeper before getting started beekeeping. If buying a certain thing appears too high-priced, constantly think about the end price (if they do not buy this item now, will it cost them more later on?). In the end, it is up to the individual to decide the best strategy.