Dale Olson will be presenting this important beginning bee keeping workshop in conjunction with the Geauga County Bee Keeping Association education program. This workshop is designed for people who would like to get started in beekeeping, those who have had previous beekeeping experience and want to get back into beekeeping, or those who just want to know more before taking the plunge.
Topics covered will include basic honeybee biology, races of bees, package bees versus nucs and where to get bees, how to start a hive, new and used equipment, keeping bees in a residential setting, feeding, inspections, swarm control, disease and pest management, producing honey and other hive products and over wintering. Information on package bees, nuc’s and equipment will be available at the workshop. Price includes a book about bees.
There will be a follow up meeting May 18, 9am-4pm to show how to install packaged bees and more use full information.
Registration and agenda information can be found at: www.kenstoncommunityed.org Phone (440) 543-2552 Fax (440) 543-2850.
Course Cost: $45.00 per family.
Course Dates: March 7, 2019, Time: 7 – 9:30pm
Kenston Gardener school, room C6,: 9421 E. Bainbridge Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023, 440-543-2552