So you are considering becoming a Beekeeper. It is a wonderful hobby which will get you in touch with nature and these wonderful creatures. It is challenging but not overwhelmingly so. The benefits are numerous to you and to your immediate environment. Here is where to start.
First read the following articles:
What is Beekeeping LINK
Five questions to ask if you are considering Beekeeping LINK
Ten steps to start Beekeeping LINK
As the Ten Steps mention, the best move you can make is to join a local Beekeepers Association. By doing so you will find some very helpful folks who are eager to share knowledge and help you get started.
FAQ About Beekeeping LINK
Components of a Hive- Description of a hive and its components LINK
We also have a Glossary of Beekeeping Terminology LINK. Don’t spend too much time studying them, understanding will come with time. But this is a good resource for further reference.
Here is a list of the Five tools you will need to be a Beekeeper LINK
Lastly, if you become a member of HCBA you will get access to the slides of our latest Beginning Beekeeping 5 session course which took place in February 2018 LINK
Best of Luck, We hope to see you soon!