Top Bar One Day Course

NEXT DATE SATURDAY 13th AUGUST 10am – 4pm
(please arrive from 9:30am to allow for registration and coffee)
Cost: £50
lunch and refreshments provided.
TO BOOK or for more information on this future or courses email info@augustcottageapiary.co.uk 
or call Andrew on 07971 233136.
One Day Course: 
Morning Session
Bee background: Importance of Bees, Biology, Colony structure, casts.
Hive products: Primary – Honey, Wax, Propolis,
                      Secondary – Pollen, Royal Jelly, Bee venom.
Hive types: brief intro.
Coffee break
Intro to Natural beekeeping and the Top bar hive.
Keeping bees on natural comb.
The differences, challenges, and opportunities of natural versus conventional beekeeping.
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Lunch
How to get bees: Starting out
Brief bee-less hands-on session with an empty top bar hive. 
Hands on skills session with the bees. 
In case of bad weather extended session with Warré vertical top bar hives.
 
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For more information contact us on info@augustcottageapiary.co.uk.