Will I get stung?

Yes. However, most stings happen with poor handling skills. As your beekeeping skills improve you are likely to experience fewer stings. In addition, always wearing your protective clothing and using your smoker effectively will further reduce the likelihood of stings.

How much does it cost to set up as a beekeeper?

There is a minimum equipment requirement which includes: Protective clothing: quality protective clothing costs around £230, to occasional veils which provide much less protection at around £10. Smoker, tools and the components to build a hive: £350 to £400 Bees on a budget kits, including clothing, are also available and vary in quality, and priceContinue reading “How much does it cost to set up as a beekeeper?”