Classes for 2017

BEEKEEPING 101
Are you interested in the idea of beekeeping and wonder what’s involved with the care of honeybees?

Well, this class is a perfect starting point on the introduction to beekeeping.
Honeybees are not only fascinating to raise but are an asset to the backyard gardener because they pollinate fruit trees, berries, vegetables and other garden plants. And of course, their honey is a delicious and valuable product you can harvest at home and share with your family and friends.

Now is the perfect time to prepare for starting your hives next spring.

Join Ballard Bee Company’s Corky Luster for this fun 2 hour lecture-style introductory course.

The class will cover

Locating your apiary
city codes
Bee Biology
Hive Components
Types of honeybees
Overview of a year in Beekeeping

DATE:  February 25th 2017 -Saturday

LOCATION: Phinney Center -6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

TIME:  10:00 A.M.- 12:00 Noon

 

Class Fee: $45 or $80 for Beekeeping 101 & 201 (combo)

Class size is limited…registration is on a first come, first served basis! Your reserved spot in class requires payment in advance.
Please contact us for payment
Phone: (206) 459-4131
Email: corky@ballardbee company.com


 

 

BEEKEEPING 201

Your bees are about to arrive…What next!??

With the great anticipation of getting your first bee package it is natural to wonder how to start your hive and know what steps to take to make sure you are off to a great start.

This class is to help answer those questions and get you prepared for an amazing first season with your honeybees.

Join Ballard Bee Company’s Corky Luster for our lecture-style 2 hour class!

The class will cover

Review of beehive components
How to install a package of bees
Your important first 8 weeks
Swarm Prevention/management
Feeding management
Treatments
Question and Answer Session

DATE: March 11th  2017 -Saturday

LOCATION: Phinney Center -6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

TIME: 10:00 A.M.- 12:00 Noon

Class Fee: $45 or $80 for Beekeeping 101 & 201 (combo)Class size is limited…registration is on a first come, first served basis! Your reserved spot in class requires payment in advance.
Please contact us for payment
Phone: (206) 459-4131
Email: corky@ballardbee company.com

Speaking

To inquire/book Corky Luster for a speaking engagement please contact him at: corky@ballardbeecompany.com

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