Learn the basics of beekeeping from expert Brad Jones of Seola Bee Company in a class being held Mar. 9 and Mar. 17 at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

There's a buzz about this class; Beekeeping basics are easy to learn

Ever wonder about those fuzzy, busy bees that diligently working your favorite blooms? Ever think you'd be interested in having 50,000 or so in your own back yard!?

You can learn the basics of beekeeping, from the types of honey bees available, parts of the hive, installing bees in a hive, local ordinances and various equipment, tools and hive placement necessary for keeping bees in an urban environment in an afternoon class being taught at Village Green Perennial Nursery near White Center.

You will learn the value of honeybees in your very own garden from local Arbor Heights beekeeper Brad Jones, owner of the Seola Bee Company and past President of Puget Sound Beekeepers Association.

The class is offered on two days March 9 and and March 17 from 12noon to 3pm. This is basic but really will prepare you to keep your own hive and help your garden or fruit trees flourish.

The adult fee is $50 per person (or $25 for a younger person) This is a very limited capacity class so please book early. Also, this is a classroom setting. If you intend to bring children be aware this is a three hour class.

Contact Brad@seolabeecompany or by phone at 206-612-1068.

Village Green Perennial Nursery is located at 10223 26th Ave SW, Seattle, WA.

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