Backyard Beekeeping

on April 1, 2010

Have you looked closely into your neighbor’s backyard recently? If you have, you might have noticed a beehive and thousands of buzzing bees. Backyard beekeeping is a growing trend in the Bay Area, and just became legal in New York. Natalie Jones reports.


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  2. Gail Ballard on July 5, 2010 at 8:54 am

    We have a spontaneous swarm which has covered a metal woodduck house in our yard. The thousands of bees are producing layers and layers of honey combs of a good size. Should we ignore the whole thing or is it worth pursuing to retrieve the honey and the wax. Any help would be appreciated. Our phone number is 248-693-0489 and we live in Oakland Township. Thanks

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