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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Bees for Development Treatment free beekeeping Course Leo Sharashkin 16-17 June 2018

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

Publisher: Bees for Development

The Course will take a natural approach to beekeeping including:

  • How bees live in nature and how to respect their ways in your apiary.
  • Natural and less intensive management.
  • Start or increase an apiary by attracting swarms of local bees.
  • Horizontal hives and their advantages.
  • Wax foundation v foundationless natural comb.
  • Colony management - what to do and what not to do.
  • One-box hive, no feeding, no queen excluders, no requeening.
  • Healthy strong colonies without any treatments.


Dr Leo Sharashkin is Editor of Keeping Bees With a Smile: A Vision and Practice of Natural Apiculture, a comprehensive resource on keeping bees naturally in horizontal hives. He is a contributor to American Bee Journal, The Beekeepers Quarterly, and Acres USA, and speaks internationally on sustainable beekeeping, organic growing, and Earth-friendly living. He holds a PhD in Forestry from the University of Missouri and a Masters in Natural Resources from Indiana University, USA.


Price: this includes tuition, refreshments and lunch on both days, and VAT.


Venue: Shire Hall, 3 Agincourt Square, Monmouth. NP25 3EA (Opposite Bees for Development Head Office)

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