Our Beginners Beekeepers Course is now open for booking.
Date: Saturday 14th April.
Venue: Holy Cross Pub, Butlerstown, Waterford.
Food for the day will be provided as part of the course.
Each participant will be supplied with the book ‘Bees at Bottom of the Garden’ which is recognised as a very good reference book for the beginner.
Contact Pat Crowley on 0868166653 or by email: email@example.com to book your place.
As in April Irish bees become active again after the quiet winter months. Our Beginners’ Course facilitates a hands-on approach right from the start. The course comprises of a day’s workshop, covering the practical and theoretical aspects of the craft. Visits to working apiaries are organised during the beekeeping year.
The course will cover subjects like:
Beekeeping – What it entails
Workings of a bee colony
Controlling bees and working towards honey
Keeping bees healthy and solving problems
Nectar and pollen sources
Harvesting the honey
Including a visit to an Apiary to get a feel for our new friends.
If you are interested in attending our Beginners’ Course please send your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll forward you all the relevant information.