Genre: eLearning | Language: English + srt | Duration: 9 lectures (2h 24m) | Size: 1.69 GB
The Importance of Examining the Comb ~ Zen Beekeeping
What you’ll learn:
Learn to inspect your hive with confidence.
Understand what to look for in the hive and on the comb.
You will have a clear understanding of potential threats to your apiary.
Be at ease with the health of your hive. Know what a healthy hive looks like vs a failing hive.
Have a thriving apiary without guessing!
Students should have at least one hive or be about to get one.
Understand beginner terminology of beekeeping
Do you love your hive? Of course you do!
But your hive is more than just honey. The world of beekeeping has changed since the days of our grandparents. Pests and diseases have made it important that you, the beekeeper, must take action.
Beekeeping is a participation hobby. To ensure a healthy hive and gather a bit of the sweet stuff a beekeeper needs to examine the comb. It can tell you all you need to know about your hive.
Don’t let fear or analysis paralysis get the better of you and your hive. Let me help you understand what it is your are looking for in your hive.
We will cover:
Why you need to inspect your hives.
What to expect from healthy comb.
What some diseases look like.
Possible pest problems
I like not wearing my bee suit, forgetting myself and getting as close to the bees lives as they will let me, remembering in the process that there is more to life than the merely human and accepting the humbling truth that bees know better than I do.
This course will be sprinkled with bits of zen wisdom that you can help you on your journey of mindful beekeeping. Since I am an organic beekeeper I lean towards treatment free, holistic and natural management.
Included as downloads are
Hive Inspection Sheet
Guide to Inspections
PDFs on pests
This is for the beginner to intermediate level beekeeper. Here you will find no judgement, just encouragement.
As beekeepers we can never stop learning!
Who this course is for
Beekeepers that need refreshing knowledge about their hives.