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Tue, Sep 07


Kin Loch Farmstead

Beekeeping Winterization Class

Learn the basics to winterizing your colonies and protecting your bees for the best change of survival over the western New York winters.

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Beekeeping Winterization Class
Beekeeping Winterization Class

Time & Location

Sep 07, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Kin Loch Farmstead, 4299 Ridge Rd, Lockport, NY 14094, USA

About the Event

Taught by Tara and Jeff Hahn from Hahn's Honeybee Haven. The Hahn's have a tried and tested winterization method developed over many years of bee keeping here in Western New York. We all know the winter's here can be cold and long so having a strong winterization method to protect your colonies.  The Hahns will be covering the following topics in this interactive class:

  • Fall, winter, and early spring feeding and proper feed ratios and recipes;
  • "Right-sizing" your hives for winter to match colony populations;
  • Hive wraps and quilt boxes; insulation and increased ventilation to combat moisture issues during our long, harsh winters;
  • When it's safe to check on your ladies; a temperature and cluster guide; and 
  • Q & A session for any questions you may have.

*** Hahn's Honeybee Haven is an apiary in Newfane NY. Hahn's bees are all from local swarm recoveries. They also make a vareity of beautiful products that we sell in our shop including honey, candles and beeswax food wraps.***



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