Better bee ready for spring

Bee keepers get the buzz on this growing hobby. / From file

Spring is in the air and that means its bee keeping season for many around Southwest Georgia.

But if you aren't overly knowledgeable about the bee keeping world, not to worry, Thom Carey has been running a beginner's bee hive class for several years and says it's a great hobby for folks to get into.

"Lately its been a real big hobby thing, right now there's a lot of people who maybe have four colonies on their property so that's enough for honey, wax, even for baking and it just makes for a great hobby," said Carey.

Carey says anyone that's interested in getting involved with bee keeping can visit the website at

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