This Beekeeping for Beginners class utilizes classroom sessions, our textbook The Backyard Beekeeper 4th Ed, handouts, plus months of hands-on and open-hive learning options. Students are taught how to prepare for keeping bees, shown how to install bees into a hive, and guided through the beekeeper year.
Bees and flowers are completely intertwined, and so in order to feed your bees properly, large landscape level blooms are necessary. This learning series will be a huge asset to give you the tools and knowledge to do your own large pollinator habitat installations to feed the bees!
Beekeeping begins in the fall, overwintering is one of the most critical points in a beekeepers year because you can either do a lot of good or damage your hives irreparably. With this learning series learn how to keep your bees alive during the winter to get a strong hive in the spring.
Why do we keep honey bees? For honey of course! Learn how to get the honey from the bees and all the things in between in this learning series.