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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes

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Fundamentals of Beginning Beekeeping (Online)


with Alphonse Avitabile

Calendar May 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Lecture on bee biology, bee behavior, how to maintain a bee colony, and bee diseases and pests.  Participants will gain knowledge to start their own colony and learn how to inspect a colony safely.  Optional field trip, separate from this class, offered Saturdays, 10am-12pm May 29 & June 5 at an apiary in Bethlehem, CT, (address announced in class). A. Avitabile May 10   

Fluid Tranquility: Fundamentals of Water Garden Design (Online)


with David Silver

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm

The water feature is a vital element in the Japanese Garden.  This lecture will discuss how water features are created and the principles of their design and installation. Special emphasis will be put on how even the smallest gardens can incorporate a water feature. Topics include, site selection, design, waterfalls, creating rivers, pump and filter selection, fish, and plants for the water garden. D. Silver 

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