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Beekeeping For Beginners pt1

DIY Backyard Beekeeping: A Guide for Beginners

If you can garden, you can be a beekeeper. Here are the first steps: the questions to ask, the equipment you'll need and how to choose the right bees.<p>If you can garden, you can be a beekeeper. Here are the first steps: the questions to ask, the equipment you'll need and how to choose the right bees.

In Pictures: A family of beekeepers

Meet the Marshall family: Tim, Judy, and 5-year-old Norah and 3-year-old Calvin. The kids are the city’s youngest beekeepers. They’ve logged dozens of hours around the winged creatures in order to collect their honey -- which has won them a ribbon at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

In the California Central Valley...<p>farmers have planted 800,000 acres of almond orchards. Every year beekeepers bring millions of beehives from …