UPDATE: The content from this page has been temporarily removed as of 4th May 2021.
If you are considering purchasing any second hand items, please be sure to visit my page about Used Beekeeping Equipment for guidelines about how to clean any second hand honey bee supplies, how to avoid costly mistakes and guard against the transfer of diseases and mites.
Gardening For Bees
LOTS and LOTS of free resources about providing food for bees in the form of garden plants, herbs, trees, shrubs, wildflowers, flower bulbs and so on. There are sections dealing with ideas for planting in problem spots in the garden, such as shade an drought, and how to make a lawn more bee-friendly.
Varroa can be a real problem for honey bees and beekeepers. Here is some information about the pesky Varroa Destructor mite, and how to deal with it.
Honey Bee Hives
This website favours Top bar and Warre hives, but here is an overview of some of the different types of bee hive available.
Some of the honey bee supplies you will need to get started in beekeeping.
Watch these handy demonstrations videos, including how to catch a swarm, and how to do a quick check on a top bar hive.