An Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

About Blake Retter

Blake Retter is an urban beekeeper with a background in education. His company, Alveole, uses the hive as platform to engage people in hands-on workshops, teaching them about the importance of pollinators and helping them produce their very own honey.

By: Blake Retter

Honey bee
MAR 10
10:00am to 9:00pm

Hortus TV Garden Solutions Stage presented by Harrowsmith (Hall G)
03:00 PM

Explore some of the unique challenges and advantages to small-scale urban beekeeping, discover the social world inside a hive of honeybees, and gain a new appreciation for the free pollination services they and other pollinators provide us every day.

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