Beginning Beekeeping

Schedule and Location

Four Thursdays, February 7 through 28, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$95.00 member
$109.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

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BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

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.

Course number

N158

Instructor

Greg Fischer

Course Details

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.

Beginning Beekeeping