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Backyard Beekeeping Supplies

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306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
https://backyardbeesballarat.com.au

April 2019

The Secret Life of Bees – Open Hive Experience

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Supplies, 306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Enter the secret life of honeybees with local beekeepers Amanda Collins and Scott Denno, founders of Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat as they guide you through an intimate exploration inside a live honeybee hive. See, hear and smell the aromas of the hive at work as Amanda and Scott talk you through the fascinating machinations of the colony. This is a unique event has been created for Made of Ballarat. Bookings required - book your spot Please wear long trousers, long sleeved…

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How to perform a biosecurity inspection & pack down for winter (BOOKED OUT)

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Supplies, 306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Around ANZAC Day is the perfect time to conduct one of your biosecurity inspections(as per the Biosecurity Code of Practice). We will run you through how to conduct an inspection, pests and diseases to look out for and then how to prepare your hive for the Winter ahead. Packing down is an important part of preparing your bees for the cold weather. Join us for two hours of hands on small group learning. This is a FREE event. BOOKED OUT

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Honey Tasting and Appreciation

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Supplies, 306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$42

Join us for a for a session on honey tasting and appreciation. You will learn how to taste honey to maximise your enjoyment focusing on texture and sensation, colour and flavour using the honey aroma and tasting wheel. We will taste and discuss up to eight different honey varieties during the session including some that are considered rare and unusual. Includes a 350g jar of your favourite honey from one of our on-tap honey tanks. Bookings Essential

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May 2019

How to assemble honey supers and wire and wax embed frames

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Supplies, 306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$25

Join us for this two our session and learn how to assemble, wire and wax embed frames. Become familiar with the tools and hardware needed to put together your frames and supers ready for spring. Take home your very own assembled and beeswax embedded frame. Bookings Essential

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