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Geauga Beginner Class

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

Feb. 5, 2024, and March 4, 2024


Dale Olson will be conducting a beekeeping workshop on Feb 5, 2024, and March 4, 2024 6pm to 8:30pm.  At Gardner school, 9421 Bainbridge Road, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. Classroom C5. Individuals and families can attend.


This workshop is designed for people who would like to get started in beekeeping, those who have had previous beekeeping experience and want to get back into beekeeping, or those who just want to know more before taking the plunge.

Topics covered will include basic honeybee biology, races of bees, package bees versus nucs and where to get bees, how to start a hive, new and used equipment, keeping bees in a residential setting, feeding, inspections, swarm control, disease and pest management, producing honey and other hive products and over wintering.

Information on package bees, nucs and equipment will be available at the workshop.

Fee of $60 per family living in the same household and a book on how to raise bees will be included. To make reservation call (440) 543-2552. 


February 5
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm