Intermediate Beekeeping Weekend
Delve into the inner workings of honey bee colonies, gain deeper understanding of honey bee biology and learn how to increase your colony’s productivity through re-queening strategies, splits, swarm prevention, queen and hive performance evaluations, and natural Integrated Pest Management. Gain an understanding of seasonal environmental factors affecting honeybees that are unique to central Virginia. Includes hands-on, in-hive sessions and a short daily tour to explore bee-friendly plantings in the Garden. Registrants must have maintained a hive for at least a year. Includes morning coffee and lunch each day.
This class has been cancelled.