Basic Beekeeping Course

Organic, Permaculture Based Natural Beekeeping

 

Beginner’s beekeeping classes available most saturdays and weekdays on request Call Steve Ph: 0450-562-021 to enquire about attending the Beginners Bee Class

Now is the best time to get your start in beekeeping

Class numbers are limited so book early

Group bookings welcome

Starts 9.30am till 4.30pm

Includes morning tea and afternoon tea with BYO BBQ Lunch.

Location is My Home in Moe Victoria 3825

Participants who wish to take part in the opening and inspecting of hives will need to bring their own suitable protective clothing and footwear.

Opening of hives is weather dependent and may be postponed

To book please contact Steve: email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone 0450-562-021

Full fee payment is required prior to attending classes.

Course Outline

 

History of beekeeping

Different types of bees

The life of a bee

Parts of a beehive

Differences in beehives used around the world

Langstroth, Warre, Kenyan, Skep, Sunhive

What clothing and equipment do I need?

Looking after bees in your hive

 

What to do during Spring and Summer

What to do during Autumn and Winter Extracting Honey

Where to get your first bees

Pests and diseases of the honey bee

Legal requirements

Hive Inspection subject to weather conditions

Course notebook provided

 

Moe Victoria 3825