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All About Beekeeping
For the love of bees
Beekeeping is one of the most rewarding and intellectually stimulating activities that I have ever been involved with. No matter how long you have been raising honey bees you will always find yourself learning. It doesn't matter if you are a complete newbie or a certified master beekeeper, you will always be surprised by these little bugs.
The more you learn about these little winged wonders, the more you will learn that you don't really know much about them. They have astounded scientist for years with their simplicity.
I have created this lens to be a jumping off point of great resources around the internet for you to learn about the most exciting hobby in the world. If you know any resources I should add, please let me know!
Bees on Amazon - Great books to read
It doesn't matter if you are a beginner beekeeper or seasoned veteran, there is always something new to learn. Here is a list of good books to learn from.
Equipment Resources - It all starts with your equipment
Here are some good resources to start discovering what types of equipment there is out there and what you really need to get started. Have more equipment resources? Let me know.
A good intro videos for beekeeping equipment
Links For Beginner Beekeepers - Everyone has to get started somewhere
Are you new to beekeeping? Well congratulations for getting started. Don't hesitate to ask questions to other beekeepers, they are some of the most friendly folks around. They certainly won't sting! :)
- How to Start Beekeeping in Your Backyard
A good lens about getting started with beekeeping. Shows equipment and do's and don'ts that everyone should know.
- Safely Transporting Bee Hives in Your Car
If you ever need to move your hives, be careful! Here are some good ideas for moving them and what can happen if you aren't careful!
Videos for the beginner beekeeper
Here is a place that you can ask any questions you want. What have you been wondering about? What weird things are happening to your hives?
Pest Problems - Got bad critters?
The biggest problems that beekeepers face are keeping the good bugs in and the bad ones out. Here is a bunch of resources that you can use to keep your bees healthy and happy.
- Controlling Wax Moths in Your Honey Bee Hive
Ugly nasty critters are the wax moths. They can ruin an entire hive if you aren't careful. Here is how to take care of them once and for all.
Problems with nasty pests?
Have you ever had problems with wax moths or hive beetles?
Everyone wants to hear what you have to say about beekeeping. There is always more to learn and new techniques to try. We'd love to hear from you.