We will be running four one day (0900-1600hrs) Introduction to Beekeeping Courses for only FOUR people on each course are being run though the Early Summer of 2013.
Dates for 2013.
Friday 26th April - Course Full
Friday 10th May - Course Full
Friday 24th May - 1 Places remaining
Friday 28th June - Additional course. 4 Places available
These courses, conducted in the bee friendly Hidden Norfolk garden will consist of 4 sessions.
All protective gear will be provided - just bring wellies and sensible clothing!
Session 1 Fundamentals of beekeeping
Recognising bees in the UK, looking at how a honey bee colony is made up, various types of hives, clothing and equipment.
Session 2 Practical session
Looking at a hive & what it can tell you. Safety and etiquette when opening up a hive.
Session 3 Practical Session
Opening up the hive under complete supervision
Session 4 Getting started & products from the hive
What you will need to get started, what you will gain from keeping bees including products from the hive. Tricks and tips for keeping bees. Gardening for bee.
Starter Equipment available.