Welcome to the Web Site of Darwen and District Beekeeping Group.
Please take a look around our site by scrolling down and clicking on any of the links below or anywhere on the site.
Beekeeping in Darwen and surrounding areas Click to find out more
Membership Application/ Annual Renewal Form Click for details.
Group Contacts Group Swarm Catchers. 2014 Contact the Web Master
Beginners Beekeeping Course Timetable.
|Group Stuff||Beginners Stuff||General Articles||Misc Articles||Equipment||Downloads||E-Books||Links to other sites||Other Associations||Other Web Sites||Videos||BeeTalks||Diseases and Pests|
Below are some leaflets and tips to help you gain more understanding of your bees and any problems you may have with them. Just click on any of the links. You will then be able to look at them and print them out.
|Varroa Control Leaflet||Small Hive Beetle Leaflet||Tropilaelaps Mites Leaflet||Basics Beekeeping Manual||Handling and Examining Bees|
|Open Mesh Floors Leaflet||Estimating Varroa Leaflet||Wax Moth Leaflet||Integrated Pest Management||Hive Cleaning|
|Curry Method of Swarm Control||Feeding Bees||Guide to Swarming||Home made Apiguard||Make a solar wax extractor|
|Development of the Egg||Making a Nucleus||Trickle Method of Varroa Control||Trapping Varroa||Acetic Acid for Nosema Control|
|Replacing Old Comb||Drone Brood Removal||Queen Trapping||Shook Swarm Method||Wasp Problems|