An Introduction to Keeping Bees
In this four hour course held at The Good Life Farm in Kyneton, you will learn of bee keeping at home in a suburban backyard. We use a Langstroth bee hive for the purpose of teaching but you can apply what we teach you across all hive types.
You will find out about:
The apiary code
The basics of a hive
What you need to purchase to set up a hive
How to obtain bees
How to do a pest check
The life cycle of bees
Swarm prevention; and
Protective clothing requirements
Who is this course for? Anyone who is thinking of producing their own honey at home, or anyone thinking of keeping for pleasure and enjoyment.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: Coming soon!
Notes: No minimum numbers are required to run this course. If you need to bring kids along, please contact us first. Wear jeans, gumboots, long sleeve shirt and hat. Minimum age for this workshop is xxxx
Refund Policy: Courses need to be pre-paid. A full refund will be provided if cancelled 24 hours or more prior. If cancellation is less than 24 hours prior, no refund will be provided however you can change your booking to a future date.