Interested in Bees and Beekeeping?
Good! Beekeeping can be a very rewarding hobby.
Some of the benefits are obvious: the joy of watching your bees; the thrill of harvesting your honey crop - and if you want, the opportunity to earn some extra money from the honey your bees produce.
But in keeping bees, you'll also be providing a valuable service. Since you're interested in bees, you probably know that they are important insects. But you may not realize just how vital they are.
Honey bees are responsible for providing the pollination that is necessary in the production of about a third of the foods we eat.
Think about that.
If honey bees suddenly disappeared, so would a third of the food produced worldwide.
That makes beekeepers Very Important People! If you’re interested in becoming involved in this wonderful hobby, you can learn everything you need to get started right here.
But perhaps you just want to learn some interesting facts about bees (I promise - they are fascinating creatures!). Or maybe you want to find out more about honey, beeswax, or some of the other products provided by honey bees.
Whatever your interest in bees and beekeeping, you’ll find information here about all of these topics, and more.
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Beekeeping for Beginners E-book, A Guide to Getting Started in Beekeeping When it comes to beekeeping for beginners, there's a lot to learn. You need to know how to get bees, how to build a beehive, where to put your beehive, how to manage it - lots of stuff!
Honey Bees, Honey Bee Facts, All About Bees Looking for information about honey bees? Learn what happens within the dark recesses of a beehive. Some of it might surprise you...
Honey Bee News, Beekeeping News, News About Bees Keep up with the latest honey bee news right here. Concerned about reports of bees disappearing? Stay on top of the latest beekeeping news and news about bees from around the world.
Honey Bee Deaths, Why Are Bees Dying, Disappearance of Honey Bees Honey bee deaths have been occurring in vast numbers in recent years. Why are honey bees dying at such an alarming rate? And what would the disappearance of honey bees mean to the world?
Questions About Bees, Questions About Honey Bees, Ask Me a Question Have a question about bees or beekeeping? Are you a newbie beekeeper needing more info about how to start beekeeping? Ask me a question about bees or beekeeping, and I’ll do my best to answer it.
Your Bee Story Do you have a bee story to tell? Maybe a close encounter with a honey bee swarm, or bees in your house, or an interesting character you once knew who kept bees?
About beekeeping, honey bees, honey, pollen, propolis Learn about beekeeping, past and present.
How to Start Beekeeping, Beginning Beekeeping, Beekeeping for Beginners Interested in learning how to start beekeeping? Keeping bees is a fascinating and fun hobby – and it can even be profitable. Learning how to keep bees isn’t difficult, but there are some specific…
Beekeeping Starter Kits These beekeeping starter kits can be a quick and convenient way to get all you need to start beekeeping.
Beginning Beekeeping, Beekeeping for Beginners Thinking about beginning beekeeping? Here’s a step-by-step guide covering beekeeping basics. Follow along as I order bees, build a beehive, install bees, and show how to manage the hive the first year
Beekeeping Supplies, Beekeeper Supplies, Bee Supplies Beekeeping supplies that you will need to get started with beekeeping, and some beekeeping supplies that you might want to add later.
Beekeepers Experiences, Beekeepers Stories Beekeepers from around the world share their beekeeping experiences and stories.
Recommended Beekeeping Books, Books About Bees All beekeepers should have at least some of these beekeeping books in their libraries. No matter how long you’ve kept bees, you’ll encounter some bee behavior that’ll have you scratching your head.
Honey Facts, Facts About Honey, What is Honey Honey Facts: Want to know how honey is made? Interested in the nutritional facts about honey? Do you know whether it’s safe to feed honey to your baby?
Types of Honey, Honey Types, Kinds of Honey Some types of honey are drippy and sticky. Some are pourable, some are spreadable, and some are chewable. But they are ALL good!
The Many Uses of Honey, Uses for Honey There are HUNDREDS of different uses of honey, and many of them don’t even involve eating. You didn’t think honey was just for spreading on your toast or dribbling in your tea, did you?
The health benefits of honey: Using honey for health isn’t just about eating it! The health benefits of honey are truly astounding. You’ll be amazed to learn all of the ways in which honey and health go together. You didn’t think honey was just for eating, did you?
manuka honey and manuka honey benefits Manuka honey is a very special honey that offers some very special benefits. Though it’s been used for centuries in its native land, the rest of the world is just now taking notice.
Honey Recipes, Cooking With Honey, Recipes With Honey Honey recipes aren’t as plentiful as they once were. Cooking with honey used to be the standard method of sweetening a dish, and so recipes with honey were readily available for lots of dishes.
Bee Pollen Benefits, Benefits of Bee Pollen Want to learn about bee pollen benefits? Want to learn of the many uses for bee pollen? Click in for straightforward, no-hype information about bee pollen and the potential benefits of bee pollen.
What is Beeswax, Uses for Beeswax Though often overshadowed by honey, beeswax is very important in its own right. In fact, it could be argued that historically, beeswax has even been more important than honey.
Beeswax For Sale - What Kind of Beeswax Should You Buy? There's plenty of beeswax for sale, both online and off. Finding some won't be a problem for you. But what kind should you buy?
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Guide For Beginning Beekeepers
Thinking about starting a beehive? This e-book provides an illustrated, step-by-step guide to getting started in beekeeping. Learn about the equipment you'll need, how to get bees, how to assemble your hive, how to install your bees, and much more.