Jan 27, 2018 - Workshop: Backyard Beekeeping for the Absolute Beginner

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Jan 27, 2018 - Workshop: Backyard Beekeeping for the Absolute Beginner

45.00

10am - 2pm

Backyard Beekeeping for the Absolute Beginner (Adults) - What the true beginner beekeeper needs to know to get started! Focus on urban, backyard beekeeping.

Are you thinking about starting a backyard beehive, curious about what’s involved with beekeeping or just want to learn more about bees? Beginner Urban/Backyard Beekeeping is a great introductory class for you. The class is designed for absolute beginners so, no prerequisite knowledge is required. You can walk in knowing absolutely nothing about bees and walk out with practical knowledge ready to get started with your own backyard beehive. 

This class will focus on natural beekeeping practices in an urban setting, some DIY beekeeping ideas and skills to make sure you know all of your options to keep your bees healthy. Even if you have read a few books, taken some other classes or already started keeping bees, this interactive class will still have a lot to offer you. Topics covered will include: 

Overview of the history and practice of beekeeping

Basic bee biology

Identifying and using beekeeping equipment

Safe hive placement

General maintenance and hive inspections

How to discuss your new hobby with neighbors

Processes and life cycles within the colony

Diseases, pests and treatments

Troubleshooting and tips for beginner success

Preparing hives for winter

Location: The Ranch House at The Cannery in Davis. 

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2000 Cannery Loop
Davis, CA 95616

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