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Principles and Practices- Part Three – Spring and Summer Beekeeping
May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm$75
WHEN: May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary
401 Hideaway Ln SE
Floyd, VA 24091
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.