How you can help bees

Plant your garden with bee friendly plants In areas of the country where there are few agricultural crops, honeybees rely upon garden flowers to ensure they have a diverse diet and to provide nectar and pollen. Encourage honeybees to visit your garden by planting single flowering plants and vegetables. Go for all the allium family, … Read more

Improving your Beekeeping

WBKA and the local beekeeping associations in Wales work together to help beekeepers in many ways. When you are starting out, the help and advice available from more experienced members of an Association is really important. A colony of bees is a super-organism, with many things happening at the same time. Understanding what is happening … Read more

Starting Beekeeping

It’s a very good idea to join an association before you get started with your own hives. You will get good advice and some practical experience in addition to picking up tips from more experienced beekeepers. There are WBKA-affiliated associations across Wales. Find one local to you here. The best time to start beekeeping is … Read more