Wellfield Offers Beekeeping 101: A 3-Part Series in March

Beekeeping 101: A 3-Part Series 
Wednesday, March 16, 6-8 p.m. – Class 1 – Setting Up Your Hives
Wednesday, March 23, 6-8 p.m. – Class 2 – Get to Know Your Bees
Wednesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. – Class 3 – Maintaining Your Hives

Beekeeping imageAre you interested in honeybees or have you ever considered beekeeping as a hobby? Here’s your chance to learn more and get started. Beekeeper Stephen Pearson instructs this 3-part workshop series in which you’ll learn about setting up your hives, getting to know your bees and maintaining your hives across the seasons. All class participants receive helpful handouts, supply resources and hands-on instruction. Series price participants receive their own copy of “First Lessons In Beekeeping” by Dr. Keith Delaplane [Soft cover; 166 pages with 150 color illustrations]. This book is a great companion to the classes and introduces the prospective beekeeper to the basics of beekeeping through easy-to-understand text and numerous color photos on honey, bee biology, beekeeping equipment, management, honey production and processing, as well as disease diagnosis and treatment. Classes are intended for ages 13 and up; class sizes are limited, register to confirm your space.

Series Price (includes “First Lessons In Beekeeping” book):
Members: $40 for all three classes / Public: $50 for all three classes
Register for the Series

Register for Individual Classes: Members: $15 per class / Public: $20 per class 
Register for March 16
Register for March 23
Register for March 30

For more information email info@wellfieldgardens.org or call 574-266-2006.