Beekeeping workshop

 
When:
December 4, 2021 @ 14:30 – 17:00
2021-12-04T14:30:00+11:00
2021-12-04T17:00:00+11:00
Where:
Bee Sustainable
500 Lygon St
Brunswick East VIC 3057
Australia
Cost:
$85 ($34 per hour)
Contact:
Bee Sustainable
9939 7301

What you will learn:

  • Bee behaviour.
  • The various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them.
  • The major tasks in hive management.

What you will get:

  • A wooden beehive frame that will have beeswax foundation inserted as part of the workshop.
  • A $5 discount on the book Bee AgSkills.

There will be live bees and honeycomb to look at in a secure exhibition cabinet and a discussion of bee behaviour and hive management. The major items that make up a hive and their construction will be discussed. The equipment a beekeeper needs to work bees will also be reviewed. The major topics discussed will be: establishing a hive; understanding the tasks to be carried out in Spring; how to go about robbing and extracting honey; and swarm control.

Participants will be limited to 8 to maintain an informal interactive format.

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