Gearing up for Beekeeping - April 21, 2018

Gearing up for Beekeeping - April 21, 2018

Humble Bee Inc.

Regular price $88.50 Sale

This one day course is all about getting ready for the beekeeping season. Topics include:

  • essential beekeeping equipment, and details to consider when selecting it, assembling, and finishing it
  • standard 'Langstroth' equipment vs. Top-Bar and Warre style hives
  • understanding bee space and its role in the design and operation of a modern beehive
  • optional equipment for collecting specialty products like pollen, propolis, and comb honey
  • beekeeping protective gear, high and low cost options, reccomendations
  • tools and techniques for monitoring varroa mite levels in your colony
  • best practices for storage of built-out frames of honeycomb and setting up your 'honey house'
  • planning for your honey harvest; exploring different options for processing the honey
  • methods and essential information for processing propolis, pollen, beeswax

Course offered at our workshop in Hamilton (near the Queenston Traffic Circle). 

Next session is April 21st, from 10:00am to 4:30pm . Minimum of 5 participants, maximum of 10.  Additional dates will be added as required.

When you buy bees or lessons from us, you also receive 1 FREE year of access to our Beeline Remote Support service!