Bees-Though the sting of the Bee is greatly feared, its industrious and productive work is indispensable to the plants in pollination. The honey and wax it produces is invaluable. Honey is a popular ingredient on the dining table and moreover, is also rich in medicinal properties.
A honey bee hive can provide an abundance of honey and beeswax, increased pollination for your garden crops, and hours of entertainment. This roundup of basic beekeeping tells you what to expect when diving into the art of apiary management, including the time, equipment and budget. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS