- Pollinate fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers
- Produce honey and beeswax
- Add life to the garden
- A hive
- Nectar producing flowers
- Smoker (optional) - Many beekeepers utilize a smoker to calm the bees before working with the hive
- Bee suit and hat (optional) - Many beekeepers utilize a hat with a veil and a bee suit to protect them from the bees. Other beekeepers simply wear light colored clothing and seldom get stung.
- Bees - You can purchase honeybees or you can catch a swarm to populate your hive