Beekeeping Basics

January 25, 2016

Have you been thinking about beekeeping but don’t know where to start? Join Maurene Simonelli, Greenhouse Manager, Mount Auburn, and Jerry Mendenhall, Plant Propagator and Assistant Greenhouse Manager, Mount Auburn, at Mount Auburn’s greenhouse to discuss all your honeybee questions. We’ll talk about what you will need to start beekeeping followed by a hive set up demonstration.  Prepare to get your fingers sticky as we extract honey from Mount Auburn’s beehives followed by a visit the apiary. Along the way you will learn what plants honeybees prefer to visit. Limited enrollment, Pre-registration required.

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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