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Garden Class – Beekeeping

    • Date(s):
    • May 20
    • Location:
    • Arvada Community Garden
      9195 W 57th Ave

    • Time:
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Cost:
    • Free
    • Sponsored by:
    • Arvada Community Garden

    • Registration Req'd:
    • No

The Arvada Community Garden is offering gardening classes on several Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. at the community garden. The classes will last about an hour, include handouts and will held in the barn or outside at the garden at 9195 W 57th Ave, Arvada, CO 80002. The classes run March through September. The classes are FREE and open to the public. Come early and walk around the garden.

May 20 Beekeeping – Learn from Arvada Community Gardens bee keepers all about hives and beekeeping. You will learn the life cycle of the European honey bee, and the many unique jobs bees perform in and outside of the hive. Learn how new bees regulate the population of the hive. When and how can the youngest bees in the hive make a new queen. How do bees regulate the temperate of the hive? Learn how and why beekeepers inspect the inner workings of the Langstroth hive. How is it that a drone cane can a mother, a grandmother, a grandfather, but never a father? Learn the current health hazards that threaten the future of honey bees.

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