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Want to get started beekeeping? Interested in chemical-free bees and beekeeping? Have you studied bees and beekeeping on your own and would like a class to fill the gaps in your understanding?
Join Melissa Elliott of Melissa Bees, a local landscape designer, beekeeper and apitherapist for an informative look at what to expect in your first year of beekeeping. Subjects to be discussed include hive placement and protection, sourcing bees, hiving bees (putting them in the hive), handling the bees, swarming (bees’ natural increase) honey supering and related topics. Hives, hive tools, and protective gear will be available for purchase the night of class. At sign up, please let Melissa know if you are interested in purchasing a hive. This course is for everyone, regardless of whether or not you attended the first class.
Practical matters will be covered: the how, where, when, cost, etc. of starting beekeeping. Bring your notebooks and questions!
Cost: $30 (Cash or Check) or by Paypal incl. taxes and fees. Payment address: PO Box 62, White Salmon, WA 98672
When: Mar. 13, 6:30 pm
Where: Private residence, White Salmon WA. On sign-up you will receive location info.