INTRODUCTION TO BEE-KEEPING

This one day course is designed as an introduction for potential new bee-keepers or bee-keepers with less than 2 years experience.


The morning is a classroom lecture and the afternoon is a practical demonstration within our hives to allow you "hands on" experience.

We will cover all aspects of what you should be looking for at your hive inspection so that you understand the life cycle and learn to “read” your bees.

Protective clothing will be supplied if required but please bring stout boots or "wellies” and a packed lunch Course will run 10am till 4pm

£40.00 per person

Dates for 2020

  

25th April   


23rd   MAY


 27th JUNE




DISEASE RECOGNITION, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION. PREPARING HIVES FOR WINTER

Course will cover all aspects of Bee Health and Disease, including the use of Varroa treatments etc,  We will also cover the  preparation for wintering  of the hive and the over winter storage of equipment.

Course will run 10.00am till 4.00pm  


£40.00 per person

Dates for 2020


5th

SEPT



KEEN TO GET STARTED IN 2020

COMPLETE  STARTER PACK


CONSISTS OF:

 COMPLETE STARTER PACK, BUT WITH THE HIVE AND FRAMES ALL ASSEMBLED

(As detailed on our starter kits page)


5 FRAME NUCLEUS OF BEES WITH 2020 QUEEN


AND CHOICE OF “INTRODUCTION TO BEE KEEPING” COURSE DATE

(Dates as detailed above)


BEES WITH A CEDAR NATIONAL HIVE                   £650.00

BEES WITH A PINE NATIONAL HIVE                       £600.00

BEES WITH A POLY NATIONAL HIVE                     £600.00

BEES WITH A CEDAR WBC HIVE                           £750.00


PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO PACKAGE PURCHASERS ON SUPPLY OF BEES



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Contact us on

 01808 521311

ALL COURSES MUST BE PAID IN FULL AT BOOKING

 WE WILL CONTACT YOU FOR PAYMENT ON RECEIPT OF THIS FORM



BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL OUR COURSE AS PLACES ARE LIMITED, PLEASE BOOK EITHER BY SUBMITTING THE FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE OR GIVE US A RING

WBC Hive Starter Kit

• Solid Floor with Legs OR Open Mesh Floor
• Lift with Porch
• 2 x Lifts
• Brood Chamber
• 10 x DN1 Frames
• 10 x Sheets of BS Deep Wired Foundation
• 20 x Plastic Narrow Ends (White)
• Slotted Steel Queen Excluder
• Super
• 10 x SN1 Frames
• 10 x Sheets of BS Shallow Wired Foundation
• Pair of 10 Slot Castellated Frame Spacers
• Crown Board with Porter Bee Escapes
• Roof with Plastic Cones Metal Covered
• Hooded OR Round All-In-One Suit - White/Khaki
• Pair of Standard Leather Gloves (Plain) Grey
• Etna Large Stainless Steel Smoker with Guard
• ½ kg Smoker String
• Stainless Steel Hive Tool
• 4 Pint Rapid Feeder
• Bee Book (Bees at the Bottom of the Garden by Alan Campion)
100G OF FRAME NAILS FREE