Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners

Backyard beekeeping can provide you with fresh honey and pollinated crops, use these tips to start your own hive.

Stack of Bee Packages Awaiting Their Future Homes
Bees in packages are stacked up awaiting pickup by beekeepers. Each package contains about 10,000 worker bees and the queen. The queen will be in a tiny box within the bee package. You’ll want to be very careful with her.
Photo by Daniel Johnson