Beekeeping Basics

For those new to the subject, here are some beekeeping basics and the ABCs of the bzzz-ness.



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Beekeeping basics require a beehive and a bee suit. Author Keith Rawlinson displays one of his homemade hives.
PHOTO: KEITH RAWLINSON
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A bee finds an empty cell in its honeycomb.
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You don't need to be a master to build this basic beehive
RODNEY A. OKYNE
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A beekeeper examines a frame from the hive.
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