Beekeeping 101: An Intro to Beekeeping Class
What you'll learn
- Choose a beehive
- Choose appropriate beekeeping gear
- Learn How to set up a beehive correctly
- Learn How to feed bees when needed
- Learn How to use a smoker
- Learn How to add bees to a hive
- Learn How To Perform a Beehive Inspection
- Students will need to have a desire to learn more about bees
So you’d like to become a beekeeper? Then you've come to the right spot! We’ve put together a series of lessons to help get you started keeping bees. Beekeeping 101 is an introduction to bees and beekeeping.
If you’re thinking about starting a backyard beehive or are just curious about what’s involved with keeping bees, then this is a great introductory class for you. The class is designed for absolute beginners so, no prerequisite knowledge is required. You log in knowing absolutely nothing about bees and log out ready to get started with your own backyard beehive! Scott and Margaret will teach you how the honey bee lives, discuss hive designs, and tell you lots of practical information about how to set up your first beehive.
This class will focus on natural beekeeping practices. So, even if you have read a few books, taken some other classes or already started keeping bees, this class will still have a lot to offer you.
- The Anatomy of Bees
- The Honey Bee Life Cycle
- The Role of the Drone Bee
- The Role of the Queen Bee
- The Role of the Worker Bee
- Preparing Your Beehive
- Installing A Package of Bees
- Feeding Bees
- Keeping Records
- The Beehive Inspection
- And much more
In addition, we're including athat gives a great overview of what is happening in the hive at all times of the year. This class is full of printable guides and a hive inspection sheet to help you establish good hive inspection habits and record keeping.
Taking a beekeeping class is essential for today's beekeeper. Don't try go it on your own, let us help you ensure you have a great year of beekeeping!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone that wants to learn how to set up a beehive.
- Anyone that want to learn more about bees
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At Days Well Spent, we know Time is a luxury these days. We can provide you with the things you need to reclaim a little bit of that elusive luxury while still treating yourself and your family to well-deserved comforts and convenience.