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Beginner Beekeeping Course

September 26 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm AWST

Become a beekeeper – learn from the best at Ripple Farm Beekeeping

For the new beekeeper or people considering beekeeping as a hobby

What it includes:

We will begin the morning with some Theory, followed by Practical Hive Inspections with 2 experienced registered Bee Keepers (Daniel Warne from Ripple Farm Beekeeping and Matt Barrett from Mr B’s Honey)  

We cover the following topics and more:

  • Beekeeper First aid and safe working practices
  • Different Castes of bees – females, males and queens
  • Components of a beehive
  • What clothing and equipment do I need?
  • Identification and importance of local flora
  • Looking after bees in your hive
  • What to do during Spring and Summer
  • What to do during Autumn and Winter
  • Extracting Honey
  • Where to get your first bees
  • Pests and diseases of the honey bee
  • Legal requirements
  • Hive Inspection frequency
  • How to introduce a Nucleus colony to your hive

A booklet of handy notes will be provided to course participants 

Please bring along:

  1. Protective Clothing* (Suit or Jacket and Gloves)
  2. Lunch
  3. Water Bottle

Limited spots available

Please Note: * If you are unable to bring your own protective clothing, please select the option for the Hire of a Bee Suit for an additional $10

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Ripple Farm Beekeeping

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Ripple Farm Beekeeping

16 Harrogate Road
Gledhow, Western Australia 6330 Australia
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