Beginners

Natural Beekeeping – half-day class

Our last class this season:  April 13th
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
129 Wellington St, London, ON
Across Languages building, lower level, entrance at the back.
Class must be prepaid to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

This course is a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and training videos with the focus on natural beekeeping approach.

Length: four hours
Price: $65 per person

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You will be learning  about:

  • Honey bees: biology, functioning as a society
  • Queen, drone and worker bee identification; their role in the colony
  • Getting started in beekeeping
  • Beehive components
  • Types of beehives
  • Beekeeping equipment
  • How to assemble the foundation-less frame
  • How to handle honey bees and frames of brood
  • Hive management – basics
  • Beekeeper’s seasonal responsibilities
  • Some facts about pests and diseases

 

During the nectar flow it is important to check for swarming
During nectar flow it is important to check for swarming