Hive Healthy’s 2013 Bee School, February 16 & 23

2013 Bee School
Wendy Booth, Hive Healthy
Jeremiah Smith Grange Hall, Lee Hook Rd, Lee, NH
Saturdays, February 16 & 23, 2013
9am – 4pm

Course will cover everything you need to know to get started with bees, including:

• Honey Bee Biology – their fascinating life cycle and how they do it
• Hive equipment – costs, what to buy and how to assemble it. Nucs vs. Packages, locating your hive
• Installing your bees
• Hive Management Spring thru Fall
• Beyond basics – Swarming, requeening, inspections, what can go wrong
• Pests and Diseases – bee friendly practices geared toward the small scale keepers
• Demos: Using the smoker, Working the hive, Moving bees, Hive tools and tips, Assembling Frames
• Bonus Class: Live Hiving of Bees – Date TBD once package bees arrive in April or

Cost: $100 per person for 2-day course. Call 603-557-7468 or email to reserve a spot.

Also offering a Second Year Beekeeper Class on Advanced Management.

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