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doyle 

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I am interested in starting keeping bees, but have no idea were to start, or indeed how to start. all info needed on what hive is ideal for learners, prices etc, Also do i need to do a course before i get bees ?
 

Poly Hive 

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Many on here will be delighted to assist myself included. Can you tell us where you are located so we can point you at your local association for a start.

As for doing a course, good idea. Do you need to? Legally no. Should you? Probably yes.

Do some reading? Very good idea. Ask on here by all means but please use the search function first as many of the more obvious questions have already been covered.

Welcome to the world of the honeybee.

PH
 

Hivemaker. 

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Hi Doyle.
welcome to this beekeeping forum,i'm sure you will get plenty of advice on here. ask any questions re beekeeping and they will be answered.
 

Widdershins 

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Welcome to the forum Doyle.

Ask away, we all learn that way.
 
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Hi
I was newbee myself last year. Let us know your location. I live in Bucks and we have 3 good associations that run winter courses for new beekeepers
 

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