Bee-ginning with Bees
Are you considering keeping bees? In this episode of Keeping Backyard Bees podcasts, Fair Manager Robert Riley sits down with master beekeepers Becky and Steve Tipton, and Ethnobotanist Dawn Combs, a veteran in the realm of “natural beekeeping”. These experts share their knowledge and discuss differences to help Robert and other beginners get up and going with their own colonies, covering topics such as bee species, swarming, pollinator-friendly plants, when to smoke your bees, tools of the trade and much more.
Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may interest you:
Common Winter Beekeeping Problems
Natural Beekeeping in Your Backyard
Urban Beekeeping: Be a Backyard Beekeeper
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The Keeping Backyard Bees podcasts are a production of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS NETWORK and Ogden Publications.
Any chance of closed captioning? I’d love to learn more but profoundly deaf. Thanks
Chris, thanks for asking. We don’t yet close caption (but we will) and are actively working out how to offer transcripts for free.
Since this a beginning bee keeping podcast you’ld think they would explain stuff in detail. They do a bit, but leave out so much. Beginning means that everything has to be be explained.