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Bee Keeping Course at Earthwalk

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Written by Garnet McPherson

Would you like to learn about keeping honeybees?

can be easy and pleasurable in your own back garden! Also get to knowalt the medicinal benefits of yourbeehive, nature’s treasure box of best-kept secrets.

Course outline:

*  The bee hive.
*  Tools, equipment, and apparel.
*  The honeybee life cycle.
*  A beekeeper's calendar.
*  Honeybee nutrition and feeds.
*  Identifying diseases, pests and predators.
*  Chemical treatments and medicines.
*  Organic methods of pest and disease control; understand why you should seriously consider this option.
*  Harvesting honey, pollen, propolis and royal jelly.
*  Tips for locating your bees.
*  Hands-on in the bee yard; learn to inspect bees and handle bees correctly.
*  Pick up our hive inspection sheet; it will help you throughout the calendar year.
*  Demonstrations will be made using standard and buy diovan hct online new ergonomic beehives; both will suit urban / back garden beekeepers.

Date   June 27: Eco Ed Centre Colborne      905-355-3000

Registration limited to 12 persons per workshop. Start 9.30am till 4pm. $110 includes lunch & taxes.
Bring sticky notes and pen, and a head net with hat (A mosquito net from CanadianTire will do.)

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