These are just a few of the references I’ve found and used as I commence my education as a beekeeper. I’m creating this page primarily so I can find this information again down the road when I need it, and I hope you will also find it helpful.

Books

  • First Lessons in Beekeeping. Keith Delaplane. 2007.
  • The Beekeeper’s Handbook, 4th Edition. Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile, Dewey M. Caron. 2011.
  • Honeybee Democracy. Thomas D. Seeley. 2010.

Online Classes/How-to Videos

Beekeeping Supplies

Bees

Beekeepers

Native Plants (California focus)

Legal

Other