Are you considering beekeeping for beginners? Urban beekeeping? Looking for information for your beekeeping efforts? To build your colonies of backyard bees, your honeybee hives?
Check out the 2013 GRIT's Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey.
This is the fourth edition of this special issue, and it contains all the information on everything you need and want to know about backyard bees: health benefits of honey, cooking (and baking) with honey, types of honeybees, bee hives and honeybee hives, beekeeping for beginners, urban beekeeping, and more!
This beautiful special issue would make a great gift for the outdoor enthusiasts in your life!
Take a closer look at all the backyard bees buzzing around. Not all are types of honeybees; some are native bees that don't require beekeeping or bee hives; they just need room to roam.
For instance, the Orchard Mason bee is a native, North American bee that has been around longer than any of the imported European honeybees. Why not make use of our native pollinators? Invite them into your garden!
A third-generation beekeeper offers her top 10 tips on urban beekeeping, honeybee hives and beekeeping in general. Research beekeeping techniques and the legalities of keeping bees in the city, look at the space available and location, talk to your neighbors, consider taking on a partner, be prepared for the inevitable busy season, and above all, enjoy your new hobby!
What's happening to the soothing drone of industrious honeybees? Beekeeping may become a lost art if we don't pay attention to our backyard bees and the calamities that are befalling them.
Honey Recipes: Harness the Energy Booster and Savory Sweetener
Cooking with honey can mean a variety of dishes for a variety of tastes. If for no other reason than the health benefits of honey, consider getting into beekeeping, even urban beekeeping.
Classic Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe
Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
Honey Spread With Apricot Recipe
Honey Cornbread Stuffing Recipe
Roasted, Boneless Leg of Lamb Recipe With Honey Glaze
Honey Almond Biscotti Recipe