Dates for Beginner's Course 2019
14th, 28th April,
12, 19th May,
Sessions from Sunday 14th April to 19th May will be held at Cellan Millennium Hall.
Session on 9th June will be held at the Apiary.
This year's program.
Week 1: 14th April 2019
Life in the beehive
Understanding the life of the colony
Queen, workers and Drones
Life Cycles and Colony development
The annual cycle of the colony
Communication and control in the beehive
Week 2: 28th April 2019
The Beekeeper's Year
Seasonal Management and Activities
The five Questions
Week 3: 12th May 2019
Getting down to Basics
History of hives, bees and mankind
What it looks like, what you need and what you don't
Buying bees and Equipment
Week 4: 19th May 2019
Planning for Swarms
Week 5: 2nd June 2019
Things that can go wrong
Other problems, stings and first aid.
Week 6: 9th June 2019
Week 7: Date to be advised
Practical Sessions at the Apiary from the end of June to September