Birmingham Introduction to Beekeeping

This is a 6 week course for people wanting to learn the basics of beekeeping.

Topics covered:

What you need to know to start beekeeping
Getting your first bees
Honey bee natural history
How to look after your bees through the year including swarm control,
Harvesting and processing honey
keeping them healthy and common problems.

The course is mainly classroom based but there will be a practical apiary session in Spring 2017, where you will get to handle live bees.

The course will run over 6 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 19.30 to 21.00 at a cost of £55

Contact:

Winterbourne House and Gardens 0121 414 3003