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Bee events

Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

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Upcoming Workshops:

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WHAT TO BRING:

1. your water bottle,

2. note taking material

3. camera

4. and your lunch. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

5. Bring a long sleeve thick shirt, for added protection when we inspect the hives. We will have veils for you to use. You will be viewing the hive interior at a safe distance.

WHAT TO WEAR:

Sturdy covered in shoes, as we will be doing some standing on concrete constructing frames etc.
Always wear covered shoes when attending the hives.

Contact Numbers


Paula 5435 0057

Investment: $150 per person

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This workshop will be conducted by Queen Bee Paula West (Apiarist), and cover the following:

  • Bee hive and its contents
  • The role of the Bees
  • The Brood Box
  • Harvesting Honey
  • Maintenance of the Hive
  • Pest Management

Overview

  • An understanding of the best hive location and where bee's food will come from.
  • Skilled practice in assembly, wiring and waxing honey frames.
  • We will de-cap the wax from frames full of honey, then
  • Hand-spin honey in a centrifuge spinner.
  • Examine equipment and maintenance needs.
  • Find out which plants attract the honey bees to your garden.
  • Taste several different honeys from this season's harvest.

Morning tea will be provided.

Phone 61 7 5435 0057 | Email [email protected] 

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