Beekeeping for Beginners
If you're starting a beehive this year and you're a beginner, this will take you through the steps to set up a successful beekeeping operation.
Should You Keep Bees?
Learn what you need to consider when deciding whether to keep bees in the city, country, on a small farm or homestead.
5 Must-Have Beekeeping Supplies for Beginners
These are the most essential supplies for getting started with beekeeping. You'll find many websites offer starter kits which is also a great way to go. The biggest thing you need to decide is what type of hive you're going to use - the hive discussed here is a Langstroth hive , which is the most common kind of beehive in use in the US today....
How to Keep Bees
Does the thought of your own homemade honey sound appealing? Are you curious about the strange and wondrous lives of honeybees ? Not allergic? Want to do your part to keep healthy, happy bees in our world? Then beekeeping might be right for you. Should You Keep Bees?
Beekeeping Tasks by Season
Learn what you need to do to keep your bees healthy and happy through the seasons: spring, summer, fall and winter beekeeping tasks.
Fall Beekeeping Tasks
A comprehensive list of what you need to do in the fall to prepare your bees for winter.
What is a Warré Hive?
Learn about the Warré hive, which is a type of beehive used in natural, foundationless beekeeping.
How Bees Make Honey
Learn how honeybees take nectar and make it into sweet, delicious honey.
Types of Feeders for Beekeeping
All the information you need about the various types of feeders for your beehive and the pros and cons of each one.
Feed Your Bees
Learn how, when and why to feed - and not feed - your honey bees.
How to Combine Two Beehives
In beekeeping it is sometimes necessary to combine hives. Learn when and why to combine colonies or hives, and how to combine beehives in the right way.
Top 10 Tips for Winter Beekeepers
Use these tips if you're a beekeeper who wants to help your bees survive the long, cold winter.
Parts of a Beehive
Learn the essential components of a beehive and how to put one together to keep bees. Whether you're a beekeeper in the country or city, you'll need a hive to get started beekeeping.
Learn about what parts make up a beehive, specifically a Langstroth bee hive.
Protective Clothing for Beekeeping
The proper clothing can help protect you from bee stings. What do you really need? A veil, gloves, a bee suit - all of it? Find out.
Beekeeping Supplies for Sale
Find out where to buy the beekeeping supplies you need for your new honey bees!
Buy Package Honey Bees Online
Bees for sale! Are you a beginning beekeeper who needs to buy package bees or nucs? Learn how and where to order honey bees online.
Buying Bees - Ordering Package Bees
Are you a beginning beekeeper who needs bees? Learn how and where to order honey bees online.
Learning about bees can be a lifelong process, but if you’re new to beekeeping, reading a book about how to raise and keep bees may help you along the steep learning curve.
Here's a list of what you'll need to get started beekeeping!
Types of Beehives - Langstroth Versus Top-Bar Hives
Choosing a hive can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. It is something that you want to give a lot of thought to, as once you commit to a type of hive, you'll have invested money and a lot of learning into that method of beekeeping. So take your time, read up, and talk to people to get as much information as you can. And...
Protect Bees and Beehives from Bears
Bears can seriously damage or totally destroy a beehive. Learn how to keep your honey bees safe from these large predators who happen to love to eat honey and bee brood.
Mann Lake LTD Economy Bee Suit Review
A review of the Mann Lake LTD Economy bee suit - bee protective clothing for the beekeeper.
Honey Bee Supplier Review - BeeWeaver Apiaries Review
A review of BeeWeaver Apiaries, a supplier of honey bees and queens.
Beehive Review - Rossman Apiaries Standard Beehive Review
A review of the standard Langstroth beehive from Rossman Apiaries.
Book Review - The Backyard Beekeeper
Check out this book review of The Backyard Beekeeper by beekeeper Kim Flottum.
Book Review - Beekeeping for Dummies
Check out this book review of Beekeeping for Dummies by beekeeper Howland Blackiston.
Evans Cedar Beehive Review
A review of Evans Cedar Beehive, a Langstroth style hive for keeping honey bees.
How to Inspect a Honey Bee Hive
It's time to inspect your beehive. Here's how to do it safely and properly.
How to Requeen a Honey Bee Hive
Need to replace your honeybee colony's queen? Learn how to requeen a honey bee hive step by step.
Feeding Bees Sugar Syrup and Sugar Candy
It can sometimes be necessary to feed bees sugar syrup or sugar candy. Here is a collection of sugar syrup and sugar candy recipes and information on when and how to feed your honey bees.