Schedule and location
Four Wednesdays, February 5 through 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Please note: Please call 630-719-2468 to be added to a waitlist. This class is sold out.
Fees and Registration
Learn the basics of beekeeping. Curious about honey bees? Interested in starting your own hive and harvesting your own honey? Already have a hive and want to learn more about managing it? Join our experienced beekeeper and explore the history of beekeeping, bee anatomy, starting up a colony and managing it through the year, equipment basics, honey bee pests and diseases, harvesting honey, and more.
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 20
Recommended text: The recommended text, The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard & Garden, is available in the Arboretum Store.