Are you interested in keeping bees Spring 2015? Now's the time to start your adventure. This very popular class is an excellent introduction to beekeeping. This 4-hour class will cover these essential topics:
- Equipment (Including a brief summary of alternative designs, such as Warre and Kenya Top Bar, but focusing upon Langstroth)
- The Beekeeper's Calendar (starting with installing your bees in spring)
- Hive Manipulation Techniques
This lecture class is to be presented at the Ruhl Bee Supply store. No protective gear is required. Bring a snack, as we'll have a 15-minute break, and plan to stick around for an extended Q&A session.
Date:December 6, 2014
Date: January 17, 2015
Time: 2:30 pm- 6:30 pm
Visit our Gladstone store:
17845 SE 82nd Drive,
Gladstone, Oregon 97027
Or call us: 503-657-5399
This class is designed for beginner beekeepers focused on Top Bar methods. This will cover all the basics of beekeeping including bee biology, the beekeeper's calendar, Top bar hive manipulation techniques and will cover at length the equipment and methods for top bar beekeeping including horiztontal Kenya top bar, Warre and Long Hives.
There will be a 15 minute break and a Q & A session.
Date: Saturday, December 13 @ 2:30 pm-6:30pm
Location: Ruhl Bee Supply
Cost: $40 per person
Instructor: John Edwards