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February – Beginning Beekeeping Class – Prepping Colonies for Winter
February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$20
Course summary – This class will help the beekeeper understand the steps needed to better prepare the honeybee colony for winter. Topics include arranging colonies to overwinter, feeding, preparation of winter additions, making fondant, combinations, and late season mite treatments.
- What: Beekeeping – Prepping colonies for Winter at The Bee Store
- When: Feb 17, 2019 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM
- Where: The Bee Store LLC, 2230 D Tacketts Mill Dr, Lake Ridge, VA 22192
- How Much: $20
- How Many: 16 “to-bee” beekeepers
We’re limiting this awesome class to only 16 seats, so sign up ASAP and jump into the wild, wonderful, and sticky world of beekeeping in Northern Virginia! Taught by The Bee Store owner, John Klapperich, you’re sure to learn a lot from this seasoned beekeeper and founder of the local honey, Sweet Sophia.
Location: The Bee Store LLC is located in the Tackett’s Mill Shopping center on the lakeside – so if you see a Safeway and a PetValu, come around back. There’s plenty of parking and a scenic lake nearby and plenty of local shops to explore. We’re located just off I95 near up the road from Occoquan, Virginia.