So, you want to learn how to be a beekeeper? We’ve created this practical beekeeper's guide to share tips and tricks for all — whether you're a beginner researching how to start beekeeping, or you’ve been through a year (or three, or more) with your own hives. Explore our comprehensive Introduction to Beekeeping Guide: Find helpful tips on where and how to buy bees, get bee installation instructions, determine the best options for harvesting, filtering, and bottling honey, and learn to prevent and manage hive pests and diseases for better colony health.
Check out the following resources for tips, information, and videos covering a wide range of topics associated with beekeeping. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about a topic not covered here, feel free to ask us by emailing us or by giving us a toll-free call at (800) 632-3379.
(We hope you don't need this one, but if you do, learning why your colony died over the winter will help you be a better beekeeper going forward.)