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Introduction to Sustainable Beekeeping

Duration: 2 hours

Price: £40

Run by: Jennifer Moore
at Wayward Bee


3 Shawpits Cottages
Mill Lane
East Sussex
BN27 4HD

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About the Course

Would you like to know how to keep bees sustainably, on a small scale? Many people would like a colony of honeybees in their garden, and on this course I will show you how a hive works, and how to keep your bees happy and healthy with minimal intervention.

Topics covered include:
What type of hive
Where to site your hive
Overview of sustainable management
Equipment needed
Costs involved
Plants for your bees

There will also be a chance to ask questions and discuss specific requirements. Once we've finished we can walk round the apiary and see the hives in situ and watch the bees come and go.

Please note that we don't open up a hive on this occasion (you will learn why on the course!) so there is no need for equipment. If you would like to see how you feel around the bees, or look inside a hive, then I am happy to discuss this on an individual basis.

If you would like a bespoke course about beekeeping or bees in general I am very happy to accommodate a small group as a special event, tailored to your needs. Discounts available for multiple bookings. Please do get in touch via email or by phone.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

A hand out of the information covered is provided but you are welcome to take notes.
Refreshments: tea, herbal tea and proper coffee and homemade cake.

Want to review this course?

Friendly and highly informative, just right for beginner covering everything I had hoped.

- - #19326

Response from Wayward Bee:

Thank you :)

I would thoughly recommended this course . If like me you have been thinking of having a hive in your garden but just don't know how it will happen due to lack of knowledge. This course is for you . Jenny has a lovely way of sharing her knowledge. I now have a colony of bees in my garden which is just a dream come true and there is nothing better than tasting warm raw honey from your own bees

- - #9634

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 23rd February 2019
Saturday 9th March 2019
Saturday 6th April 2019
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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