Beekeeping Glossary of Terms

In our last article, we introduced Beekeeping as an activity thousands enjoy.  In Part Two, we will go over some key terms that will help you in understanding what it takes to get started in this fascinating outdoor activity, and explain the equipment that is needed.  The seven main supplies (in addition to bees) you will need to get started are the frame, hive body or brood chamber, super, smoker, hive tool, bee veil, and gloves. Frame - a piece of equipment made of either wood or plastic designed to hold the honeycomb that the honeybees … [Read more...]