Beekeeping workshop

 
When:
November 23, 2019 @ 14:00 – 16:30
2019-11-23T14:00:00+11:00
2019-11-23T16:30:00+11:00
Where:
Bee Sustainable
500 Lygon St
Brunswick East VIC 3057
Australia
Cost:
$80
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 (normally $27.50, $22.50 with discount).

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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