Beginner Beekeeping Short Course – Saturday, 2/23/13

Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild 2-DAY Short Course for New Beekeepers

Getting Started with Honeybees

Learn from experienced urban beekeepers:

• Basic bee biology

• Considerations about equipment, hive set up and location

• Where to get your first bees

• Hive management through the seasons

• Natural beekeeping approaches & strategies

• What is going on in a live hive

• How to recognize common pests & diseases


Classroom Day: Saturday, February 23, 9:30a-3:30p at The Lithuanian Church at N. 19th and Wallace Streets, 19130

Field Day: Saturday, May 4, exact time TBD

Cost: Non-members – $70 – includes a 1 year membership to the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, lunch and a copy of the “Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping”. Members: $45 includes lunch & book

See below to buy tickets, space is limited.



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