Comments for Can You Keep Bees?

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Phillip, 19 July 2019

I want to keep bees, is it a summer thing or all year around

Max, 12 July 2019

Hey all, I have been reading the comments and have noticed that many of you would like to keep bees but are scared to take the plunge yourself. Specifically for this need, I have developed a website which is completely free to use and connects beekeepers and gardeners so they can effectively share a hive. The website is called Host My Hive and has a live map, active communications and private chats, all for linking up gardeners who would like a beehive but are a little scared about bees, and beekeepers who just need the perfect location. Sign up for free and become a host for a hive!

Cerys, 3 June 2019

I live in the countryside and wanted to do my bit for the bees. The only problem im not fussed on bees, I don't kill them or anything but I couldn't touch them. Could I have a hive and just leave the bee's to it with no intervention

Lucianne, 19 May 2019

I’ve been thinking of keeping bees, I have no clue. I have a bee hive the bees have decided to have it in a bird nest. I’m letting them carry on, as it’s at the bottom of the garden , with a woodlands at the back of the garden. Obviously I’m not gonna touch them, but have planted bee friendly seeds . So if I bought a bee hive, would the natural bees inhabit this , and would that be ok ?

Kieron, 10 March 2019

I’m looking for some local bee keepers and how I would get into it have not got a clue . My grandfather kept 16hives in Ireland and I have alwAys fancied it

Tammy, 19 May 2018

Brand new to beekeeper here on the Big Island. Make sure you get a good husband and I seem to have problems getting that thing started..Educate yourself on starting husband I spend to much time tryin to get it going

Tracey, 6 February 2018

I'm a little scared to take the plunge just yet. I will go a visit a fellow allotment holder to see how he looks after his bees. My garden is north west facing, and the back of the garden is a resoviour. I'm a little worried as I have two small dogs and not sure if its ideal to have them around the bees. I've been keen to do this for a few years and have said every Spring this will be the year I make the big jump. FInger's crossed this will be a good year.

Ebeehq, 10 December 2017

If only people were aware how easy it is to keep bees, you need a solid Bee Hive, bee safety equipment and suitable knowledge on beekeeping. Then you're good to go!

Malachy, 15 January 2017

I would like to start bee keeping, and would like to know if the hive needs to point north south or east ,west. The wall that I would like to put the hive by is north facing and in the shade. My garden is large and open with a magnolia tree to large ponds

Ian, 18 August 2016

I would love to have bees in my South London garden. Not for the honey, but because I notice that I see less and less bees each year. Also for pollination of fruits, etc. Is this possible? I have poor mobility, but, as I said, I would just enjoy knowing I was doing something for the environment and for these wonderful animals.

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