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Beekeeping 101B Sunday May 5 (AM)- Hive check on installed bee hives
May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beekeeping 101-B, Beginners welcome. No experience necessary. Identify bees, types, parts of the hive, live hive check demonstration
We will be checking he hives that we installed packages of Italian Bees into the hive boxes from mid April. This as all classes are weather permitting. If it is raining or below 60 degrees or above 90 degrees, we will cancel the class and return funds to you if this is the case. The class is held outside, please dress appropriately with close toed boots or sneakers, jeans/pants, layer clothing (long sleeve and short sleeve). We will supply bee suit if you do not have your own. Wear light colored clothing (bees do not like black)Beekeeping 101 will cover: ABOUT BEES and hive checksThe Anatomy of a BeeQueen, Worker and Drone Behavior – look for different types of cells, honey, eggs, pollen, queen cells, drone cellsHow to check the hive Beekeeping Equipment and Hive Assembly How to Manage Bees and hive maintenanceDiseases and how to identifyHive demonstration (live hive demonstration weather permitting)