One day course
Ideal for those interested in honey bees or considering becoming a beekeeper.
This one day course covers the biology of the honey bee, the equipment you’ll need to keep bees, the gadgets you can buy, the pests and diseases to watch out for and the flowers you can plant to help bees and other pollinators and where to get your own bees.
Topics include honey bee biology and ecology, choosing a hive, management through the year, pests and diseases, plants for bees, how to start beekeeping and includes (weather depending) hands-on experience with a colony of bees at the College apiary.
- Bee suit or long sleeved top (not woollen) and long trousers (a veil and gloves will be provided)
- Wellington boots
- Notebook and pen
There are no entry requirements for this course.
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9.00 - 16.30
Lewes Campus - Plumpton College
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1 day course
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