Leif Andersen in association with GROW.
Meet Leif Andersen, a second-generation Australian beekeeper. Learn the history of beekeeping and all you need to know to start a rewarding hobby or as a starting point to becoming professional.
Find out about the benefits of beekeeping, different types of bees, how they communicate and make honey, honeybee jobs and life cycles, the decline of this species and how you can save them.
9.30am to 4.30pm. Includes morning and afternoon tea, grazing lunch and refreshments.
THIS FULL DAY WORKSHOP WILL COVER:
- Basic Beekeeping Equipment & Use
- Obtaining Your Bees
- Types of Hives & Locations
- Preparation & Protection of Hives
- Installing Bees Into Hives
- Hive Inspection Do's & Don'ts
- Beekeeping Calendar
- Nectar Flow and Bloom Cycles
- Common Hive Problems & Preventions
- Harvesting & Extraction
- Honey Label Requirements
- Using Beeswax to Make Products
- Zoning, Costs & Time Considerations
Maxiumum number: 20
WE ARE A COVID REGISTERED BUSINESS
Maximum people allowed at any one event due to COVID is 20 people.
Gumboots are advised or sensible footwear (closed toe shoes, no thongs) sneaker are acceptable.
A 4x4 or All Wheel Drive is recommended but if you don't have one of these vehicles, we will meet you at the gate and drive you into the property.
YOU MUST SUPPLY YOUR PHONE NUMBER TO ENSURE SECURE ENTRY TO THE PROPERTY.
FULL DAY BEEKEEPING WORKSHOP
In the event of not being able to attend we can refund or rearrange your visit (availability permitting), if you contact us within 72 hours of the valid day of your ticket. If you don’t show up you will be charged the total price.
Refunds (if applicable) can take up to 1-5 business working days. If you haven’t received your refund, first check your bank account or credit card company and then contact us again.