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Principles and Practices- Part Three – Spring and Summer Beekeeping

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$75

WHEN: May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE:
Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary
401 Hideaway Ln SE
Floyd, VA 24091
USA

COST:
$75.00
CONTACT:
540.745.2153
Email
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time:  Saturday: 8:30am: Registration opens; class begins 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd VA

Hands-on guidance in beekeeping tasks through the spring and summer months, from swarm catching and growing the apiary to heath checks, expansion, wax management, and more. This is the third class in our four-part series on basic beekeeping and is intended as a continuation of Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping.

Topics covered include:

  • Expansion in the hive
  • Swarming—How to catch and work with swarms
  • Understanding health of the honeybee hive
  • Dealing with pests
  • Using a debris try
  • Beekeeping Tasks from May to August
  • Hands-on work with the bees—weather permitting

For more information, see Spikenard’s Website.

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$75
Event Category:
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Website:
Principles and Practices- Part Three – Spring and Summer Beekeeping

Organizer

Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
Phone:
540-745-2153
Website:
http://spikenardfarm.org

Venue

Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
401 Hideaway Lane
Floyd, Virginia 24091 United States
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Website:
http://spikenardfarm.org