What is a Beekeeping Suit?

Those unfamiliar with or new to beekeeping often ask “What is a beekeeping suit?” If you’ve ever seen beekeepers at work, you know the outfits they wear look rather funny. In fact, they look a lot like something one might wear to defuse a bomb or handle hazardous substances. Thankfully beekeeping doesn’t require that level of protection, but a good quality beekeeping suit is an essential tool for anyone working with bees and their hives.

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What is a Bee Smoker? An Essential Beekeeping Tool Explained

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Beginner beekeepers may find themselves confused at first by some of the equipment used to keep bees. One seemingly odd but absolutely essential tool for anyone working with bees is a BEE SMOKER. While it sounds a little strange, it is actually a relatively simple device and a vital part of any beekeeper’s supplies. So exactly what is a bee smoker?

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Beekeeping Supplies for Beginners – The Seven Essentials

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Congratulations on deciding to become a beekeeper! You’ve got a fascinating experience ahead of you. To ensure you’re fully prepared, we’ve created a checklist of the seven most essential beekeeping supplies for beginners. Besides your bees, these are the things you’ll need to make your venture into beekeeping a safe and successful one.

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How to Attract Bees to Your Garden in Four Simple Ways

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Savvy gardeners know that bees play a vital role in both their flower and vegetable gardens. Bees carry pollen from one plant to another which allows for a variety of plant activities that include reproducing new plants, extended flowering, or setting fruit. Gardens that do not attract a sufficient number of pollinators may become less productive. Fortunately, attracting pollinators is quite easy. We’re going to discuss how to attract bees to your garden in four simple ways.

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