Beekeeping is a great hobby, whether you keep bees for pollination, honey, profit, medicinal uses or all of the above. But getting started can be expensive if you use conventional hives. Top-bar hives are simpler, less-expensive and a more natural option. Build them now and you can start keeping bees next spring.
A Guide to the Different Types of Honey Bees: Different honey bee races have different pros and cons. Learn more about which may be best for you as you learn how to keep bees. Read more: http://www.motherearthliving.com/gardening/gardening-projects/types-of-honey-bees-ze0z1303zgar.aspx#ixzz3AefEes7X