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Knowledge about how to keep bees has been traced back nearly 15,000 years and beekeeping is one of the very first forms of food production. Your interest in beginning beekeeping has a long and rich history.

While you may think of beekeeping as just a way of producing honey, a number of other profitable products come from bees. Beeswax is a product used to make candles and some cosmetics. The health food Royal jelly is produced by worker bees and is sought for its extra nutritional benefits. Those involved in alternative medicine often seek propolis which bees produce to seal cracks in their hive. And, beekeepers can be hired to move their hives to provide crop pollination services.

Beekeeping for beginners is a hot topic among many people interested in beekeeping as a hobby and not primarily as a commercial venture. People interested in beginning beekeeping are becoming more common in urban areas as more people see the benefit of bees that help support their urban vegetable gardens. Bees are an important part of the environment and may people are happy that bees are making a comeback.

If you are someone who is not frightened by bees and think they are interesting creatures, then you may be interested in learning about how to keep bees and will want to know more about beekeeping for beginners.

Beginning beekeeping is an important step in getting close to nature and learning more about the environment. Learning how to keep bees is both interesting and challenging.

But, before you jump into creating your bee colonies, you really should learn as much as possible about how to keep bees in a health and safe manner. And, if you live in an urban area, you'll need to work with your neighbors to make sure they won't complain about your new venture.

Please have a look at our beekeeping articles, products, videos, resources, and additional information located throughout Beekeeping.

We strive to provide only quality articles, so if there is a specific topic related to beekeeping that you would like us to cover, please contact us at any time.

And again, thank you to those contributing daily to our beekeeping website


You may have dreams in your head about your own honeybee colony. But you may have had questions and problems pop into your mind just as quickly.

It can be a little overwhelming and discouraging!

"If only there was an all-in-one resource that would teach me all I need to know to get started with beekeeping," you might be wishing.

I have good news for you: now there is a resource just like that! Beekeeping for Beginners.


And again, special thank you to those contributing daily to our Beekeeping Website.



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Beekeeping Equipment That All Apiary Managers Must Have
By Rainer L Patrick
Beekeeping is a hobby for some people and it has become a career for others. If you are going to be working with these insects you will definitely need the proper beekeeping
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Beginner Beekeeping - Six Things to Consider
By Bill Rutherfurd
Before you go you and spend money for beginner beekeeping, it is best to know if beekeeping is something you really want to do. Is it, or could it, be a passion? How do you know
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Pollination of Vegetable Plants - The Basics
By Clair Schwan
Pollination of vegetable plants can be a problem for indoor gardeners because your plants are indoors. It's a common concern for beginners with a greenhouse. Let's take a general look at what
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How Do Honey Bees Make Honey?
By Janette Marshall
Honey bees are the types of bee which make honey, and you'll find thousands upon thousands of different species scattered all over the World - with the exception that is, of the North and South
Read more at Bees Make Honey


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