Treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives Leo Sharashkin

Treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives Leo Sharashkin

Duration: 2 days

Price: £325

Run by: Nicola Bradbear
at Bees for Development

01600 714848

Ragmans Lane Farm
Bishopwood
Lydbrook
Gloucestershire
GL17 9PA

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About the Course

Two day Course on treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives with Dr Leo Sharashkin of Missouri, USA.
Times: 9am to 5.30pm on Saturday 11, and 9am to 4pm on Sunday 12 November.
The Course will cover all aspects of the natural beekeeping approach, including:
How bees live in nature and how to respect their ways in your apiary.
Natural and less intensive management
Start or increase an apiary by attracting swarms of local bees
Horizontal hives and their advantages.
Wax foundation v foundationless natural comb.
Colony management - what to do and what not to do.
One-box hive, no feeding, no queen excluders, no requeening.
Healthy strong colonies without any treatments.

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?

Price: £325 (including VAT), this includes tuition, refreshments and lunch on both days.



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Having already read "Keeping Bees with a Smile" and "Keeping Bees in Horizontal Hives" it was a no-brainer when I learned that Leo Sharashkin would be giving this course in the UK in November. The course lived up to all my expectations and his explanations of techniques for sustainable beekeeping were clear and thought provoking. In particular his treatment free approach will be my mission for 2018 with my colonies.

If this course is repeated in the future it would be beneficial to hold it in the active beekeeping season so practical session(s) in the Apiary could be used to reinforce the subject matter. I would recommend this course whole-heartedly to any beekeeper with an open mind.

- - #11633

Excellent presentation by Leo Sharashkin. He gave time for people to ask questions and take notes which was needed due to the amount of information provided. I will certainly be applying as many of the sustainable methods he suggested as I can.

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