Beginner Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener (at Fairchild Farm)

Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:00 AM

In this class for the novice beekeeper, you will learn about beekeeping and harvesting honey. Additionally, this class will focus on the horticultural relationship between bees and tropical fruit trees. Books on the subject, bee hives and bees will be discussed during the class. The class takes place at the Fairchild Farm, located in Homestead. Directions will be sent.


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Artistic Flower Macro Photography

Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 AM

Learn to capture the best of what’s in bloom at the Garden. This class will review the best camera settings to create different interpretative flower images in the garden. It will teach shallow focus and hyper focal techniques to create botanical art of the flora at Fairchild. Different lighting techniques to produce dramatic images will be used and there will be a review of the work of famous flower photographers, while exploring their different techniques. Time in the field will be used to learn how to manage the subject, use the correct approach and effectively compose the image. 


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