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Package installation class and demonstration
April 30, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm$30
This class works with live bees; please bring appropriate protective gear.
Installing your first package or nuc can be one of the most anxiety-filled experiences a new beekeeper faces. In this class, held at a nearby apiary, David Baker will demonstrate how to install package bees into a new hive.
Topics Covered include:
- Hive Preparation and setup
- Package installation
- Queen introduction methods
- Weather considerations
- Early feeding
Please select the option for in-store pickup during checkout
Couples and group discounts available, just add more than one to your cart.
The class will meet at To Bee or Not To Bee for a short classroom period. We will then head to Creek Side Gardens where David will demonstrate package installation with live bees.