"RESOURCES FOR FUTURE BEEKEEPERS"
Keep bees where there is an abundance of flowers in different varieties all season.
Start a hive in a warm dry place.
Suppress & treat mites if necessary.
Avoid synthetic miticide & pesticides.
Selecting an Apiary Site
There are four things that you should take into consideration when deciding on placement for your bees:
Materials for Beekeeping
NON-BEE RELATED MATERIALS: Hammer, wood glue, wood square, ratcheting straps, paint, painting tools, spray bottles.
BASIC PARTS OF THE HIVE: Covers, inner cover, honey supers, queen excluders, brood boxes, bottom board, entrance reducers, hive stands, frames, foundations, nails, feeders.
TOOLS USED IN BEEKEEPING: Hive tool, bee brush, smokers, helmet, veils, gloves, suits, frame rests.
EXTRACTING EQUIPMENT: Extractor, uncapping device, uncapping tank, filtering/straining equipment, containers.