Starting any new skill/hobby/profession is always overwhelming, and there are a lot of folks out there willing to scam your insecurities. In this article, we take an honest look at the basic kit you need to get started – and which pieces to buy from where.
This is the single most important piece of kit you need as a beekeeper. In many cases, it is actually the only piece of kit I need that is purpose-built. I always have a smoker in my SUV, and there have been many times when I have been able to do some emergency bee work.