Beekeeping Basics


Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Expert beekeepers Frank Mortimer and Bob Slanzi walk you through the ins and outs of what's needed to safely, productively, and enjoyably begin to keep honeybees in a populated area. You'll learn how and why a beehive functions as one living organism, as well as the practicalities of how to manage a colony and begin to produce honey.

Available Sessions

Saturday, May 22, 2021 | 09:30am-12:30pm | NYBG | Slanzi, Mortimer (No seats currently available, may only waitlist)