Make a beeline for Hollard Gardens

Taranaki Regional Council

15 May

Hollard Gardens at Kaponga will be abuzz on Sunday (21 May) for a free public workshop covering the ins and outs of backyard beekeeping.

You can 'bee' part of the hive of activity at Hollard Gardens on Sunday.

You can 'bee' part of the hive of activity at Hollard Gardens on Sunday - just be sure to register beforehand.

Although the workshop is free, registration is essential – email workshops@trc.govt.nz.

Workshop topics will include the basics of beekeeping, the tools needed, where to buy bees and bee essentials, feeding bees, hive maintenance, regulations and local bee clubs.

The workshop runs from 2pm to 4pm at Hollard Gardens, 1686 Upper Manaia Road, Kaponga. It’s part of a year-round programme of free events at Hollards, Pukeiti and Tūpare, the three heritage properties owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region.

For more information, see www.trc.govt.nz/gardens/. Social media users can follow Taranaki Regional Gardens on Facebook and TaranakiRG on Twitter.