Beekeeping for Beginners Unit 1: Beekeeping Basics

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Date: 11 December 2010
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost: members $85, non-members $95 (fee covers all three units)
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center- Classroom 2


Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax to make candles or soap? Do you have a touch of ‘backyard biologist’ in your blood? If so, we might have just what you need – a series of workshops covering the fundamentals of beekeeping!

Topics in Unit 1 include: history of beekeeping, honey bee biology, components of a beehive, protective clothing and equipment, and tools.