Learn everything you need to know to successfully start and maintain your own honey bee hive for the first three years of your beekeeping experience. Jesse “The Beekeeper” Frierson of East Coast Honey will discuss construction of hive boxes, honey bee care, hive maintenance, how to properly inspect a hive and how to harvest honey. Learn how to prevent and treat pests, care for the Queen and prepare hives for the tough winter months in Virginia. Experience a live close-up look at honey bees in an Observation Hive and get hands-on with constructing parts of a hive box.
Fees: Member $130, Non-Member $156
All programs are subject to change. Pre-registration through our website is required.
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