Beekeeping for Beginners: Bee Supplies to Get Now

Hive boxes, bee smoker and a bee suit are just a few of the supplies a new beekeeper shouldn't be without. Find out what other gear you need before you start beekeeping.



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Ensure a successful first year of beekeeping with the help of author and experienced beekeeper Alethea Morrison in "Homegrown Honeybees."
Cover Courtesy Storey Publishing
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Beginner beekeepers should always use basic protection such as a helmet and vail. Gloves are a good idea too, in order to avoid bee stings.
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