Podcast #7 Bee Keeping Part 1

The Fascinating Life of Bees

By Melissa Norris | Gardening

Sep 06

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Bees are very important to our food supply and survival. In today’s episode we’ll discuss with professional bee keeper and owner of The Valley’s Buzz, Seth Smith:

  • How pesticides affect bees
  • How to start a hive
  • Costs of starting a hive
  • How many honey bees live in one hive
  • Difference between Mason and Honey Bees-which one is right for you?
  • How to harvest honey
  • How to rent hives

Resources: Check out this tutorial on harvesting wild honey from a tree and a list of bee related articles and tons of cooking with honey recipes from Traditional and Natural.



About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

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