Beekeeping Resources


Hudson Gardens Beekeeping Forum

Join the Hudson Gardens Beekeeping Forum to share experiences and stay informed of all things beekeeping at The Gardens! Some content will focus on beekeeping information specific to Hudson Gardens, but contributions and questions are welcomed from anyone interested in honeybees. This forum is open to the public, so join today! 


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Colorado State and Regional Associations and Clubs

Western Apicultural Society

Colorado State Beekeepers Association

Southeast Beekeeping Club (Parker)

Boulder County Beekeepers Association (Boulder)

Pikes Peak Beekeepers Association (Colorado Springs)

Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association (Fort Collins/Greeley/Loveland)

4 Corners Beekeepers Association (Durango)

To Bee or Not To Bee (Littleton)

Mile Hive Bee Club (Denver)

Mountain High Beekeepers Cooperative (Fort Collins)

Brighton Bee Club  (Brighton)

High Land Beekeeping Club (Highlands Ranch)


Beekeeping Supplies and Farms

To Bee Or Not To Bee - Littleton, CO

Highland Honey Bees – Boulder, CO

Dakota Bees – Wheat Ridge, CO

Apis Hive & Honey Co. – Grand Junction, CO

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm – North Carolina

Betterbee – New York

Mann Lake – California

Georgia Bee Supply – Georgia



National Organizations

American Beekeeping Federation 

Bee Informed Partnership

National Honey Board

Pollinator Partnership

Pollinator Conservation Resource Center

Project Apis m. 



Beekeeping Publications

    American Bee Journal

    Bee Culture: The Magazine of American Beekeeping

    Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture (Ross Conrad, 2013)

    The Barefoot Beekeeper (P.J. Chandler, 2010)

    The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in your Yard and Garden (Kim Flottum, 2014)

    The Beekeeper’s Handbook (Diana Sammataro & Alphonse Avitabile, 2011)

    Beekeeping for Dummies (Howland Blackiston, 2009)

    Honeybee Democracy (Thomas D. Seeley, 2010)

    The New Complete Guide to Beekeeping (Roger A. Morse, 2014)

    The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally (Michael Bush, 2011)

    Attracting Native Pollinators (The Xerces Society & Dr. Marla Spivak, 2011)


    Resource inclusion does not constitute endorsement by The Hudson Gardens & Event Center.