Please note that although CV-19 Government restrictions are still in place we still plan to run some events where possible, but be aware these may need to changed / cancelled at short notice.
Session 3 - Saturday 10th of April (Slab Castle Apiary or in your / your tutor’s apiary) Inside the hive - An introduction to live bees and handling them. Situation of the Apiary and the hives. Apiary hygiene. Apiary 'etiquette', clothing, and equipment. Attitude towards opening hives. Demonstration of space and the moveable frame hive principle. Identify the 3 castes of bees, honeycomb, pollen. Open and capped brood, etc. Appearance of normal heathy & chilled brood. Foraging activity of bees.…Find out more »