Sat, Nov 10 | Limestone Permaculture

Native Bees workshop (Sat)

We are pleased to host Steve Maginnity from the “Australian Native Bee Company” as he walks us through essential Native Bee management for beginners to advanced including solitary bee advice & hive construction!
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Native Bees workshop (Sat)

Time & Location

Nov 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Limestone Permaculture, 846 The Bucketts Way, Stroud Road NSW 2415, Australia

About the Event

This workshop will have you mingling with the native bees on Limestone Farm, learning their social life, hive structure, behaviour, habitat & life cycle.

Learn Bee husbandry practices > positioning & setting up a hive.

Demonstrations in splitting of hives, extraction of 'Sugar Bag' honey, hive maintenance and much more.

Understand how the bees are best utilised in agriculture, nature & our society.

Advice on a variety of native trees to grow for your stingless bees.

See Steve’s latest hive design for easier splitting and extraction.

Take in some Sugarbag (Honey) Tasting.

We also discuss the role of solitary native bees and the construction of solitary Bee hives.

This workshop is Wholefood Farm Fresh catered and includes a tour of Limestone Permaculture Farm to visit various hives.

Workshop Cost: $195.00 per person

Session: 9am to 4pm

Location: LIMESTONE FARM > 846 The Bucketts Way, STROUD ROAD. NSW 2415

Catering: Farm Fresh, Seasonally Inspired Gourmet Vegetarian Morning Tea & Lunch set amongst a country backdrop with Organic Tea's, Coffee and healthy Pro-Biotic Punch throughout the day.

What to Wear: Full covered shoes (Gumboots if wet) / Your favourite Gardening Wear, Hat & Gloves

These workshops are a mix of classroom presentations, practical exercises & field discussions.

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