16 Sep '12, 5pm

Bees are #heehawesome and honey is delicious - come learn beekeeping on September 22nd

Bees are #heehawesome and honey is delicious - come learn beekeeping on September 22nd

Beekeeping is a wonderfully rewarding activity and it has an essential role in supporting wildlife and agricultural production. Even in the city you can plant fruit bushes or small crops and see them pollinated by bees, or keep bees yourself, if you have a garden and a good relationship with the neighbours. Bees in the city have an easier life than out in the countryside, as there are slightly higher temperatures, an extended flowering season, fewer pesticides and a larger variety of plants and sources of nectar. This one-day introductory course is designed to give a general understanding of the role of bees in supporting wildlife and agricultural production and a taster of what it would be like to look after bees. In one day it can only offer a range of topics for consideration, together with the chance to have a practical session working on the Farm’s hives with the Farm...

Full article: http://www.lowimpact.org/hackney_course_outline_beekeepin...

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