16.07.2013 - Beautiful beige bee hive - I observed dying and dead Bees and Bumble Bees during my bike rides to Lake Morp in Erkrath since ca. 2000 - and I revived weakened bees which came into our sitting room by a swab with honey etc... (dali48 on Pinterest)
Bee a beekeeper! Whether you live in the country or the city, you can show your commitment by hosting a hive in your backyard or even on a rooftop. The backyard beekeeping movement is growing, so you’re sure to find swarms of folks who can help you find your way. wholefoodsmarket....
Bee hives are so picturesque. And bees have been harmed by large-scale farming a much as any other animal. Part of me just wants to wear a big hat. But the other part of me wants to keep bees to support the eco-system and have the best honey in the world on my toast.
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.