Beekeeping Class at Lewis Ginter

 

The Beekeepers Year: Winter into Spring

Sundays, 2 – 4:30 pm

January 25, February 22, March 22, April 19, 2015

Details:

Learn the basics of setting up your own backyard beekeeping by following and learning the common tasks that define the rhythm of the beekeeper’s year. Hands-on instruction, assistance in ordering equipment and bees, and a workshop to assemble your hive, plus opportunities to learn how to install bees into a hive with the assistance of experienced beekeepers, are all included.

  • Basic terminology, ordering equipment and bees January 25
  • Locating your apiary, assembly workshop February 22
  • Frame by frame: what to look for in the hive March 22 (rain date March 29)
  • Installing nucs and packages, feeding, supering April 19 (rain date April 26)

$100 member 

Pairs (adult/child age 10 or older, spouses, partners) may register for $15 per additional person). 

www.lewisginter.org

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