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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Day 1 Natural beekeeping that works Two tickets

Categories: Event Bookings , Education , Bees , Beekeeping & Honey Hunting

Publisher: Bees for Development

Saturday June 16


On Day 1 we discuss how honey bees live in the wild and how we can mimic their ways in our managed hives.  We cover the main pillars of natural beekeeping, and how these can be beneficially applied in any apiary.  We talk about the importance of using local honey bees and the keys to successfully attract swarms to bait hives to start or increase your apiary.  Then we discuss the concept of "ideal" beehives: what makes a hive bee-friendly (and beekeeper-friendly, too); advantages of very deep combs and horizontal hives, plus an honest evaluation of pluses and minuses of conventional and alternative hive models.

The Course will take place in Monmouth’s historic Shire Hall, NP25 3EA, across the road from Bees for Development.
Course fees
Fee includes tuition fee, materials, refreshments and picnic lunch.  VAT included


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