Natural Beekeeping workshop

OJ Blount conducts a Natural Beekeeping workshop on the last Saturday of every month, rain or shine.   Check in is from 9 to 10 am. Meeting starts at 10 am. and ends around Noon.    Everyone should bring a potluck and everyone will eat lunch together.   Admission is always free but please sign in when you get there.    OJ will give an introduction to newcomers but plans on showing something different for regular attendees.

Tentative agenda:

MARCH & APRIL: 
~ 24 hour mite count on 30+ hives.
~ How to catch swarms and put them in a hive
~ Where to get bees
~ Beehive assembly - how to put a box together

MAY:
~ Bring bee head veil and gloves or entire suit if afraid of getting stung.
He will show how to take off honey, weigh it and extract it

JUNE:
~ Mite counting
~ Putting hives together
~ Talk about various bee flowers

JULY:
~ Bring bee head veil and gloves or entire suit if afraid of getting stung.
He will show how to take off honey, weigh it and extract it

AUGUST:
~ Mite counting
~ Other various topics

Further sessions to be announced

You should always check for updates, details and possible last minute changes or cancellations at this webpage or contact OJ.

Last changed 3/24/11