Denver Local Garden

Resources for the urban farmer and gardening communities of the Front Range of Colorado

Bee Keeping

This page fatures ideas about beekeeping and the beekeeping lifestyle

Product - Bee Honey

Title: Backyard bee honey - $12 (Lakewood)
Local honey from our backyard bees. Filtered through cheesecloth. Tastes yummy! $6-1/2 pint $9- 12 oz - $12-pint, $24-quart

Link: Craigslist

News Article

Title: Sun and Shade for Bees: What is the Right Mix?
Selecting a Beehive Location Can Be a Difficult Decision

Link: Countryside

News Article

Title: US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off
"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."

Link: CommonDreams.org

News Article

Title: EPA Approves Bee-Killing Pesticide After U.S. Quits Tracking Vanishing Hives
Environmentalists slam the Trump administration’s “reckless” move as honeybee colonies collapse.

Link: Huffington Post

News Article

Title: Agriculture Department Suspends Critical Tracking Of Plunging Honey Bee Population
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that it’s suspending tracking the plunging honeybee population because of a budget shortfall.

Link: Back Yard Beekeeping

News Article

Title: Navigating Urban Beekeeping Laws: Part 1
Exploring if Beekeeping is Legal in Your City or Neighborhood

Link: Back Yard Beekeeping

News Article

Title: Plant a Bee Garden – Create an oasis for bees and other pollinators
More and more gardeners are anxious to plant a bee garden.

Link: Honey Bee Conservancy

News Article

Title: Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps
DIY Beeswax Food Wraps are a Great Use of Extra Beeswax

Link: Countryside Network

News Article

Title: Plant bee balm as perennial pollinator magnet
I watched as an eclipse of hummingbird moths blanketed a large clump of bright raspberry-pink monarda.

Link: Gallery of Homes

News Article

Title: 20 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste
Food waste is a bigger problem than many people realize.

Link: EcoWatch