• Apr 5, 2024 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location: Pine Jog Environmental Educational Center
  • Latest Activity: Apr 2



FUN Meeting, April 5th, 2024:

Join us for an informative and engaging Fun Meeting,”Beescaping,” on April 5th featuring Melissa McGuaghey-Moyroud from Lorax Designs and Richard Moyroud from Mesozoic Landscapes.  Melissa is an expert on Florida’s native and bee-friendly plants, and is the conservation chair for the Palm Beach chapter of the Native Plant Society.  Richard is the Audubon manager for Bingham Bird Sanctuary in Palm Beach and also one of the founders of the Palm Beach Native Plant Society.  Melissa and Richard will be sharing valuable insights on selecting plants to enhance your garden to support honeybees.


FREE for Members, $10 for non Members (covers both events)
Location: Pine Jog Environmental Center
Address: 6301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
Date: April 5th, 2024
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Apiary Time: Will start at 4:30 PM.  Glenn Mesteller will bee checking on the bees and answer any questions you may have..  This will start at 4;30 pm.  Please bring your own protective gear!
VOLUNTEERS Needed:  If you have a few extra minutes to spare on Friday, we are looking for 1-2 volunteers to come in at 6:00 PM to help set up the room. Text 561-901-3122 or email us at beepeekerspbc@gmail.com if you can make it.

WORKSHOP - Sunday, April 7th, 2024: 

Interpreted Beekeeping botany walk, Apiary Check & Plant Sale

Following the Fun Meeting, join us for a workshop on Sunday, April 7th, starting at 9:00 AM at Melissa and Richard's place. Explore the Lorax Designs/Mesozoic nursery and homestead on an interpreted beekeeping botany walk, where you’ll learn to identify plants and trees ideal for your bee garden. Plus, enjoy exclusive access to a selection of beekeeping plants available for purchase (hummingbird and butterfly plants also available upon request), with 10% of proceeds benefiting the club. For a list of available plants click:   Lorax Designs Plant Listbeescaping.pdf

The workshop will also include a hands-on apiary check.  Learn the basics of checking your beehives. Aside from the standard hive check, we have a swarm to move into a box, and a queenless hive to address (time/weather permitting).


Please bring your own protective gear! 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn, explore, and connect with fellow gardening and beekeeping enthusiasts.

Workshop Date/Time: Sunday, April 7, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:  Mesozoic Landscapes, 7667 Park Lane Rd, Lake Worth, FL 33449

Workshop is free for members, please please register so we can manage capacity.  Please use Workshop Registration Link below.

Please note that the workshop is limited to 40 participants, and registration is required to secure your spot. 


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