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Beekeep Better With ABC Bees

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Beekeep your best with ABC Bees. Through our world-class beekeeping educational courses, incredible collaborative community, and our combined desire for mastery, ABC Bees will guide you through it all. All you need to know to keep your hive healthy and thriving, to strategies to connect and grow with your bees. We have expert instructors and a hands-on approach so you will gain practical knowledge and skills that you can use every day.

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We provide our beekeepers with courses and resources to help them continue their learning and development.


The ABC Bees Community is like a virtual hive where everyone can connect, share and offer support to one another by sharing articles, experiences, ideas and resources.


With the guidance of ABC Bees, you are given a comprehensive roadmap to success that will provide you with the building blocks required to hone your practice. 

Guiding Principles​

I have a passion for our bees and a passion in supporting beekeepers.

I have owned and operated ABC Bees since 2010. As an expert in beekeeper training, my specialties include: 

  • Teaching beginner beekeeping basics through my 5-week, post-secondary accredited Level One Beekeeping Certification Course
  • Mentoring beekeepers through seasonal work plans for sustainable apiary management
  • Train beekeepers how to rear their own queen stocks and stop their dependence on expensive and unreliable foreign queen importation
  • Connecting innovations in science, management, and technology in apiculture to beekeepers through keynote webinars and online course programming.


Ultimately, I am an example of what is possible for beekeepers; both hobby and small-scale producers. Managing colonies on a shoestring budget, testing techniques, and making mistakes so I can teach and train beekeepers in detail about what works. 

Through a mix of step-by-step strategies, simple formulas, and methods, layered with critical feedback and open dialogue, I am a new beekeeper’s cheerleader and most accessible mentor. I am a fun, open-book, and forever a true beginner. I am eager to explore and find wonderment in beekeeping every day. To learn with ABC Bees is to become a part of a hive.

Eliese Watson
ABC Bees Founder and Master Beekeeper

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