Foundation Course in Beekeeping The courses are suspended until the government relaxs rules on indoor gathering.  Feel free to drop an email to to register your interest 

Other Services 
Supply your first bee hive. 
Supply your first nucleus of bees 
Discounted BJ Sherriff beesuits 
Access to a Facebook support group 
Regular "Beer N Bees" peer support meetings 
Due to strong demand the Bee Farmer has designed a beekeeping course. The objective of the course is to provide a well rounded knowledge of keeping honeybees to get the beginner off to flying start. A beekeeper needs to be proactive since the bees have their own agenda and will carry on regardless. Understanding how and why bees work will lead to a greater enjoyment of your honeybees and to recognise when they need support. Below is an outline of the syllabus. 
History of Honeybees 
Biology of the Honeybee 
Life cycle of the honeybee 
Swarming - What it is and how to deal with it 
Pest & diseases - Identification and remedial actions 
Hives - Types, pros and cons 
Colony assessment & hygiene 
Bee keeping annual diary 
Health, safety & PPE 
Record keeping 
Apiaries - site selection, risk assessment 
The course also provides lists of reading material and providers of bee keeping sundries 
Reserve your place on the course HERE 
See what students have said about the course. Click HERE for my Testimonial page 
The course is run as a two day intensive course. The course runs Saturday & Sunday from 9am to 5pm.  
Currently taking expression of interest for the next course 
This date is dependant on the goverment restrictions for Covid19.  
Email me at to reserve a place 
Reserve your place on the course HERE  
Make a present of the course by selecting a gift certificate when booking the course 
To express your interest or if you have any questions send a email to 
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