Time: November 11, 2012 from 9am to 11am
Location: Ecobotanica Wishart
Street: Madrid Court
Website or Map: http://www.ecobotanica.com.au
Phone: 07 33492962
Event Type: native, stingless, bee, workshop, series
Organized By: Linda Brennan
Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2012
Do you have a hive of stingless bees in your garden? Would you like to know more about stingless bees?
The workshop are limited to 8 people, so book straight away. Cost for the series of 2 workshop plus notes and morning tea $90 You'll recoup this easily when you separate and sell your own hives!
Workshop 1 Keeping Stingless Bees Sun 11 Nov 9-11am
Learn about how these communities of native bees live, breed and forage for food. Find out how and what they pollinate in your garden and what you need to do, grow and avoid in your garden to ensure a healthy hive. Can you tell the difference between a fruit fly and a Stingless bee?
I'll also have bee keeping books on display. If you'd like an empty hive box please preorder your box with me by Monday 5 November.
Workshop 2 Splitting stingless bee hives
Sun 18 Nov 9-11
How do you know when to separate a hive? The essentials to a successful separation? How often should it be done? I 'll separate a hive here and you'll learn how to do it too.
All in all, you'll get a good picture of the how, why and wherefores of stingless bee keeping in gardens.