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Sat, May 18


Schuler's Bees

Beekeeping 101-Novice Level (2-Day Course)

Let Grant Stiles, Tim Schuler and Jeff Burd guide you with with hands on knowledge to help a novice beekeeper become more successful. This 2-DAY class is for novice beekeepers that have up to two years’ experience.

Beekeeping 101-Novice Level (2-Day Course)
Beekeeping 101-Novice Level (2-Day Course)

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 19, 2024, 4:00 PM

Schuler's Bees, 135 W Jersey Blvd, Richland, NJ 08350, USA


About the event

**Please Note that this is a 2 day Class** Saturday May 18th from 9am to 4pm Sunday May 19th from 9am to 4pm  The seminar total is $275.00. Beekeeping 101.5 - Novice Level (2 Day Course) This 2 Day class is for novice beekeepers that have up to two years’ experience. It will be best to have taken at least one beginner beekeeping class. This class is designed to provide hands-on knowledge to help the novice become successful. We will systematically work through keeping a hive with an open discussion on the topics and not just lecturing. Bring your comfortable chair, veil, smoker, smoker fuel, and hive tool. We will be inside and outside depending on weather and topic. Dress appropriately. Topics: Bee Biology: 

  • Understanding the Dynamics of the hive

 Basic Equipment: 

  • The reality of what you need and how to use it


  • Water Sources
  • B eing a good neighbor

 Bee Plants: 

  • May include walking and identifying plants
  • Honey Flows
  • Build Up

 My hive is Queenless-what do I do now? Timeliness: 

  • How Long before re-queening
  • How long till my colony re-queens itself

 Interesting Honeybee behaviors What is Healthy Brood? 

  • Diseases
  • Quality brood

 N ucs and Packages 

  • Differences in management
  • Need for a nuc throughout the year

 Seasonal Management 

  • Over Wintered hive
  • Life cycles
  • Dynamics of the hive

 Honey Extracting 

  • Basic needs
  • Planning for your equipment

Participants are responsible for their own food and drink!!Richland does not have food establishments nearby, so you’ll need to pack a lunch.


  • Reserve Your Spot

    Sale ends: May 17, 9:30 PM

    This ticket reserves your spot in the class. A balance of $250 is due the morning of the class when you arrive at Schuler's Bees to check in.

    +$6.88 service fee



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