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February 19, 2008

Beekeeping for Beginners in Naas

A 4 week course in beekeeping for beginners with practical demonstrations, presented by North Kildare Beekeepers Association, will be hels at:

Naas Community Library, The Harbour, Naas

On Thursday Nights starting in February

  • Thursday 21st February 2008 7:45pm – 9:30pm
  • Thursday 28th February 2008 7:45pm – 9:30pm
  • Thursday 6th March 2008 7:45pm – 9:30pm
  • Thursday 13th March 2008 7:45pm – 9:30pm

Followed by outdoor practical demonstrations and further topics in the library during the rest of the year.

Admission Free

Course content to include:

  • An introduction to bees and the craft of beekeeping,
  • life cycle of the bees,
  • beekeeping equipment,
  • handling bees, bee flora, produce of the hive,
  • spring & summer management,
  • swarms & swarming,
  • honey removal,
  • wintering

At the outdoor practical ‘hands on’ sessions you will get to work with the bees and experience these marvels of nature close up.