Beekeeping 101: How to Start an Urban Beehive
By Guest Author Josh Andrews
The original article is on the BigBlogofGardening here
Many of us understand how important bees are to the whole ecosystem. That’s probably why we’ve seen an upsurge in people wanting to start urban beehives in cities and suburban areas. It’s no longer just the country folk who get to have all the fun of beekeeping.
Although beekeeping in cities has become popular in the last decade or so, there are instances of urban beehives right back to the 1950s. For many years, local ordinances restricted keeping bee hives within city limits, but many of these laws have been overturned, paving the way to keep a beehive in any backyard.