A basic introduction to beekeeping including a hands on session with live honeybees. We will look at honey bees needs as well of those of the beekeepers, including where to site hives.
Sessions are a mixture of powerpoint and practicals with a mock up hive. By the end of the course you will have the underpinning knowledge to run your own colony and know some of the legal requirements around bees and honey products.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Tea, coffee. Beesuits are provided for the practical element.
Please bring lunch, wellingtons and marigold type gloves
Louise Evans at Louise's Apiary
Botley Centre, Committee room Botley, Southampton Hampshire SO30 2ES