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What is it about beekeeping that draws us in? Why do so many of us wonder from afar for years, but eventually find ourselves installing our first hive? And what holds us back?
What challenges face us as we install our first bees...and beyond?
This column is the story of one man - Keith Stiles - as he first considers beekeeping and eventually makes the decision to jump into this wonderful hobby.