With the ‘Shelter In Place’ order in effect starting on March 17th, we are postponing until further notice the following classes: • March 21st ‘Swarm and Splits’ class • March … Continue reading COVID-19 and Gilroy Beekeepers Association gatherings
Creating a Year Round Honey Bee Garden Due to popular demand, GBA member and Master Gardener, Sharon McCray, gave a talk on how to create a year-round honey bee garden. … Continue reading Think Like a Bee – by Sharon McCray
As part of the Gilroy Beekeepers Association mission to provide education in our local community, we've been spending some time with local second graders! GBA members, Sara Cutrignelli and Arthur … Continue reading Back to the Classroom at Barrett Elementary
Swarm School is back by popular demand, presented by Gilroy Beekeepers Association! The class is designed for those who wish to learn how to safely capture bee swarms with minimum … Continue reading Swarm School 2019
The 2019 Santa Clara County bee registration form is now available. Click here to download a PDF copy. Send a $10 registration fee* and this form to: Santa Clara County Division … Continue reading 2019 Santa Clara County bee registration
...for the generous donation of jackets, veils and gloves for local beekeepers and for supporting our members!
This month's photo comes courtesy of Kathleen Stang, our Association's Secretary and bee-tamer extraordinaire! Thinking of handling your own bees? Come and meet Kathleen and other members of Gilroy Beekeepers … Continue reading Friendly bees on my hand
Pollination is the process of transporting pollen from the anthers to the stigma of a flower. Most plants require pollination to bear seed or, as the case may be, the … Continue reading Pollination 101
This month's photo comes courtesy of GBA member, Jaye Kendal. If you'd like to take a closer look at bees, the Gilroy Beekeepers Association will have a booth at the … Continue reading Honeybee on Dusty Miller
How to install packages of new bees and how to split existing hives before they swarm.