Beginner Bees includes equipment needed, how to put it together, understanding bees and bee behaviour, bee life cycle, dealing with stings, the smoker and its use, different hive options and their advantages and disadvantages, hive positions, food sources for bees, pest and diseases, hive registration, inspecting a Langstroth hive, hive maintenance through the seasons. Provided the weather is good, we spend significant time at the hive so you learn how to gently work with the bees. Good reading resources and information on where to purchase bees or collect swarms is provided.
- December 12, 2017 at 9:30am – 4:30pm
The Shared Apiary
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0419 391 949