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BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION COURSE – What is beekeeping all about? (indoors; JB main hall)

March 12, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Welcome.  Introductions.  Admin. (register, name tags, fire procedure, etc.)

Why and where to keep bees, where to purchase, construction of hive, etc.

Concept of bee space.

Impact on hive design & use. One example of a basic moveable frame hive.

Basic bee equipment, personal protective equipment, tools, record keeping.  Hive products.   Recommended books. Joining the Association. Costs & returns

Bee stings. Allergy, precautions & first aid.


DVD,  “The Honeybee” (45 min.)

Tutors; KO,  MW, BH


March 12, 2016
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Keith Obbard


Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall
Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2HU United Kingdom + Google Map
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