WORKSHOP: How to keep a beehive
|How to keep a beehive : Did you ever want to keep a beehive?
Or perhaps you just want to take better care of your bees.This overview explains how to manage a healthy, productive honeybee colony. Learn how to work with these fascinating insects and produce your own local honey.The theory section (Friday, 1 November 2019; 6.30pm to 8.30pm) will take you through the logistics of starting in bees, how to use your equipment, how to register as a beekeeper, recognising disease, what a colony needs to stay healthy, how to re-queen and how and when to take off honey.
The practical session will give you hands on experience of a bee colony, expand on and show what was learnt in the theory session. Also recognising and locating the queen, colony orientation, how to enjoy the beekeeping experience and keep it low stress for the bees and yourself.
The practical session will be held in the CIBER bee yard at UWA Crawley on Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 10am to 4pm.
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