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BEE KEEPING WORKSHOPS by Illawarra Bees at Mountain Ridge Wines
bee keeping workshops at mountain ridge wines

BEE KEEPING WORKSHOPS by Illawarra Bees at Mountain Ridge Wines

SUNDAY 17 September
THURSDAY 28 September
SATURDAY 7 October
TUESDAY 17 October

Beekeeping workshops at Mountain Ridge Wines Cellar Door & Restaurant start in September!

COST: $220 for a full day course which includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

The groups will be a minimum of 4 people, and a maximum of 6 people.
If you would like to attend a workshop please contact DAVID at Illawarra Bees by sending an email to illawarrabees@bigpond.com

You will learn:
– Bee biology
– Life cycles, duties in the hive, foraging behaviour, communication methods, hive defence behaviour
– How to open and inspect a hive
– How to identify pests and diseases and treatment methods
– What’s needed to start beekeeping
– How to source bees and create nucleus hives
– Hive management through the seasons
– Honey extraction and wax recovery methods
– How to register to become a beekeeper and your legal responsibilities

bee keeping workshops at mountain ridge wines