How do I begin?
As a Beginner you'll find some useful guides here:
Planting for Bees:
You'll find a list of plants and flowers that are suitable for bees and other pollinators here:
also, see "How Councils can support Pollinators";
Each year we try to produce enough nucleus hives to supply all our new members who are given first preference.
If you are thinking of taking up bee keeping contact us and book your bees early.
Watch the first 3 weeks of the Bee's life:
Swarm control instruction, Monthly to do lists, etc are on ourBeginnerspage
As part of our mentor system for beginners, we have divided Connemara along traditional divisions, South, North and West. Please contact the following to join our mentor system or ask any of the experienced keepers at our monthly meetings to point you in the right direction.