Urban Beekeeping: Be a Backyard Beekeeper

Greg Underwood recounts a successful venture in urban beekeeping, including his capture of a wild swarm to serve as his initial colony and the new hive's unanticipated productivity.



Urban Beekeeper
Urban beekeeping is surprisingly easy. As long as flowering plants are available the insects adapt well to the setting.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/LUDMILA SMITE
061 urban beekeeping
Even in the city, you can find plenty of flowering plants to keep a hive and become a successful backyard beekeeper.
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