Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners

Discover the basics of what you need to begin backyard beekeeping, from buying honeybees and constructing the hive to preventing bee swarming and harvesting honey.

Smoking Bees
Smoking the bees causes them to be docile so that beekeepers can care for the hive or remove honey.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/ VALERIY KIRSANOV