Bees still buzzing to get ready for winter News from the Fonmon Apiary by Harold Williams

"There is no slowing down of external activity just yet in Fonmon Apiary. The shorter daylight hours are being used at every opportunity, which, thanks to the present mild conditions, means that nectar and pollen collecting is still going on apace. A reduction in egg laying is observable in some colonies but not all; in fact my Varroa mite monitoring programme is proof positive that queens are laying. .... "

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping