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    Beekeeping Supplies

    What Do Beekeepers Wear?

    When people think of bees, the first thing they think about is getting stung.  On TV bees are often portrayed stinging and attacking people. The truth is, bees are generally not aggressive.  They really do not want to sting us. The only time a bee will sting is if they feel that their hive is being threatened or if you accidentally hurt them.  Beekeepers handle bees so much that getting stung once in a while is inevitable. Luckily, there are special clothes that protect beekeepers from stings. So, what do beekeepers wear to keep them safe?   Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no…

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    Beginning Beekeeping Supplies – What You Need To Get Started

    You’ve done your research on bees, got your hive picked out, and found the perfect spot for it.  Now what? Other than a hive and bees, there are a few beginning beekeeping supplies that are necessary for beekeepers.  If you bought a complete beehive starter kit you may already have all or most of these items. If not, don’t worry. They are all easily found online.   The beginning beekeeping supplies you will need are: a hive, bee suit, veil, bee gloves, bee smoker, hive tool, uncapping tool, and a brush. Beekeeping is such a rewarding hobby, for both humans and bees.  Humans need bees, as they are responsible for pollinating…