The Backyard Beekeeping Launchpad helps new and aspiring backyard beekeepers learn everything needed to successfully complete a full season of beekeeping.
The Beekeeping Timeline will help you learn all of the important dates you need to know about to complete a season of beekeeping. By following the recommended completion dates, you'll be able to have all of your important tasks in good time so you don't miss out and have to wait till the next season.
In this lesson, you'll learn about finding a mentor. One of the best things you can do as a new backyard beekeeper is find a great mentor that works well with your style of learning. A good mentor will help you navigate the challenges of backyard beekeeping and will help you avoid the common rookie mistakes most new beekeepers make.
Finding reliable sources of on-going backyard beekeeping information is one of the best things you can do outside of finding a good mentor. In this lesson, you'll learn how to discover if an information source is reliable and where to find some of these great sources of beekeeping information.
Another great source of reliable beekeeping information is reputable beekeeping associations, groups, and clubs. In this lesson, we discuss what benefits you can get from these groups and how to determine if groups are worth joining or not.
Understanding supply quality is critical to getting the best value out of your beekeeping experience. In this lesson, you'll learn where you should aim on the quality spectrum to achieve the greatest benefit.
Woodenware represents one of the largest costs in backyard beekeeping. In this lesson, you'll learn how to get the best value for your money so you keep your long-term costs as low as possible.
One of the most exciting parts of being a backyard beekeeper is pre-ordering your bees! In this lesson, you'll discover the different species of bees, how they are packaged, & typical costs.
To wrap up your pre-orders, you'll need to get your equipment & supplies. In this lesson, you'll learn what you absolutely need to have and what you should expect to pay.
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