Propagating Local Bees is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 3 other Horticulture Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Propagating Local Bees

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe

(69)
Course Details
Price:
$40
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
(Map)
Share:
Important:
Venue: Classroom 1, Learning Center
Purchase Options
Save to WishList

2 people saved this class

Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Wil Pilipauskas

What you'll learn in this horticulture class:

Learn techniques on how to avoid buying bees for your apiary every spring.

We will cover how to select good stock to start your hive, easy ways to make a few queens to propagate stock that winters in your area, and how to make splits from your own bees to increase hive counts or replace dead colonies.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] prior to the program’s start date. The registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. We cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Registration fees for courses grouped and priced as a series will be considered one program and subject to all of the above guidelines. A refund request must be received prior to the start date of the series' first class session and will subsequently cancel your registration in every session of the series. If you choose to re-register for other sessions in the series, the special discount does not apply.

Map

Google Map

Chicago Botanic Garden

All classes at this location

The Learning Center is located in the Regenstein Learning Campus. (a five-minute walk from the parking lot).

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 400 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at Chicago Botanic Garden (66)

School: Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...

Read more about Chicago Botanic Garden

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Chicago educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Taking this class for work? Get exclusive perks & discounts for free.

3 Top Choices

Growing Unusual and Uncommon Herbs

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Go beyond the ordinary and add variety to your garden with unusual and interesting herbs. Besides favorites, such as basil, mint, rosemary, oregano, and thyme, there’s so much more to explore! In this program, expert herb-grower and author Theresa Mieseler will: Share the many reasons to grow herbs and explain where fragrances in plants come...

Thursday Apr 16th, 10am - 12pm

Hydrangeas

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Hydrangeas showcase an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Through photos of a variety species in full bloom, discover all aspects of successfully growing hydrangeas, hardiness issues and pruning techniques by species, as well as how to manage bloom color.

Saturday May 2nd, 9:30am - 12pm

Get Started with Annuals

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Annuals provide constant color in your flower beds, containers, window boxes, and perennial borders. Learn the most dependable varieties as well as the new and unusual.  Topics include soil preparation, plant selection, care and maintenance, and some propagation techniques.

Wednesday May 6th, 6pm - 8pm