Cultivating Gardening Skills - Advanced Beekeeping - Wednesday Class
Date: May 31, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Garden Hotline http://mgorange.ucanr.edu/Gardening
Sponsor: UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners, CA
Cultivating Gardening Skills Workshops
The Buzz about Bees Workshop
Wednesday, May 31, June 7, June 14 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
This hands-on workshop series offers gardeners opportunities to learn about starting and keeping a backyard bee colony. The series is wide-ranging, and covers best beekeeping practices based on science and research.
May 31, 2017—Intro to Beekeeping: History, Beekeeping Equipment, Protective Equipment, Sources for Beekeepers, Bees & Equipment Suppliers
June 7, 2017— Honey Bee Colony: Classification, Castes &Races, Life Cycle & Reproduction, Bee Biology, Colony Behaviors, Communication, Pheromones
June 14, 2017—Honey Bee Products: Honey, Beeswax, Pollen, Royal Jelly, & Apitherapy
The workshop series will be held at South Coast Research and Extension Center, 7601 Irvine Blvd, Irvine.
The cost of this three-part workshop series is $90.00 per person.
Registration required: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=20803
The dates and topics for future workshops are listed below.
May 31 Advanced Backyard Beekeeping - Wednesdays Please note - $90.00 registration fee for this 3-part workshop series.
June 3 Pruning Fundamentals for Ornamentals (optional toolkits available for $30.00)
June 17 Fruit Trees – Summer Pruning Methods
Nov. 4 Fruit Trees – Winter Pruning Methods