Now is probably a good time to visit your apiaries just to make sure all is well. Stands and hives secure - strapped and with weights on top? Roof on properly? Entrances clear? Entrance reducers and mouseguards in place? Netting over your hives if you have problems with predators? 

Nothing you have missed? No equipment left lying around? Grass cut to make apiary visits over the next few months less wet and muddy after rain. You might even find that hive tool you dropped earlier in the year!

And if you have a beekeeping cnourse coming up that you would like to publicise through our website here is the link.

And don’t forget to ask for a new or renewed subscription in your Christmas list. Gift messages can be included.

It’s a great time to subscribe for the new look BeeCraft magazine commencing with our January issue a

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