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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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I have a nest of wild bees in my garden or my house. Should I offer them to a beekeeper?

I have a nest of bumblebees under a shed or in a compost heap. I’m worried they are a danger and i want rid of them. How do i kill them?

Why is locally produced honey so much more expensive than supermarket honey?

OK, I have a wasps nest. How can I get rid of it myself?

I am interested in taking up beekeeping. How do I get started?

I think i’ve found an enormous wasp or a hornet. What do I do?

I am a beekeeper and suspect I have a notifiable pest or disease in my hives. What do I do?

I want to make my own hives. Where can I find plans?

I want to buy some honey from a local beekeeper. How do I find one in my area?

I want to come and work as a beekeeper for the Association. How do I do this?


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