If you’re looking for gifts for beekeepers, you want them to be totally awesome and buzz-worthy to match the hobby or profession. The gifts in this list have been carefully chosen to appeal to both beginner and expert apiarists, and range from the practical honey extractors and beekeeping suits, to the more personal honeycomb necklace and cute garden gnomes. Even the little ones are catered for, with an irresistible infant onesie.
The Ultra Breeze Beekeeping
The first thing a beekeeper needs is a beekeeping suit, so make sure they’re well protected and kitted out with this outfit. Fitted with brass zippers and ventilated layers, this breathable suit comes with a ventilated hood and veil so that they’re safe from stings from head to toe.
Beekeeping Tool Kit
Whether they’re just starting out or simply in need of some new equipment, this tool kit will ensure they have what they need. Complete with essentials such as a bee hive brush, mini beekeeping entrance feeder, and an uncapping fork tool, this 6-in-1 kit also includes a smoker to keep the bees calm.
Beekeeper's Naturals Immune Support Spray
Harness the power of Mother Nature with this Bee Propolis Throat Spray. Using just three ingredients – bee propolis, vegetable glycerine, and purified water – this clever spray can help to ward off colds and sort throats, while boosting the body’s natural immune system. Used daily, it can aid recovery from illness, too.
Bee Drinking Garden Ball
While planting plenty of colorful flowers is essential for keeping bees busy with pollinating the earth, it’s also vital that they have access to clean drinking water, too. This beautiful glass orb is textured with small, shallow dips and troughs that fill with water for the bees to drink safely.
Electric 2 Frame Honey Extractor Separator
Honey extraction can be a simple task thanks to this electric machine. With height adjustable legs to accommodate many sizes of buckets, this clever gadget will allow them to extract honey quickly and easily; all they need to do is choose the speed and switch it on.
Give them a sweet treat the way nature intended with a jar of Beekeeper’s Naturals Buckwheat Honey. Raw, unprocessed, and Paleo-friendly and gluten free, this dark honey is sweet and rich, and is known as one of the earth’s most delicious superfoods, as it’s packed with health-boosting antioxidants.
I'll Bee In My Office Beekeeping Shirt
Whether they keep bees as a part time hobby or have made it their life’s work, this t-shirt will make an outstanding gift for beekeepers. Available in five sizes and both men’s and women’s fits, this tee shows a hive on the front, along with the words ‘I’ll Bee in my Office’.
Beekeeping for Beginners Book
If you know someone who is on the cusp of becoming a bee parent, this book will give them all the information they need to get their hobby off to a flying start. Written by beekeeper Amber Bradshaw, this book covers the essentials, from choosing hives to surviving winter, and everything in between.
Solitary Bee Hive
Give the bees somewhere to call home with this solitary bee hive. Made from FSC certified wood, this attractive home features several removable floors which can become a refuge for mason bees to settle and raise their babies. Fun fact: solitary bees can pollinate 100x more plants than honeybees.
Bee Writing Journal
Made from soft faux leather, this sweet writing journal would make a fabulous gift for anyone who’s into bees. Vegan friendly, it measure 5” x 7” and contains 256 lined pages of heavy stock paper, so they can write their innermost thoughts, reasons to be grateful, or shopping lists without them bleeding through.
Professional Beekeeping Gloves
Even the hardiest of bee-lovers will have the jitters when faced with a swarm of bees sitting on their hands, but these gloves will help them relax and enjoy the experience safely. Made from goatskin leather and heavy duty canvas, these extra-long gauntlets are elasticated and ventilated so they can keep their cool.
Raw Bee Pollen Granules
These Bee Pollen Granules can be used in smoothies, sprinkled over salads, or even added to popcorn for an instant boost of natural goodness. Used to promote healing and support energy production, the granules can also be ground into a powder and sprinkled over ice cream and other desserts.
Ensure a constant supply of pollinators to their yard with this trio of Push Gardens. Packed with specially selected seeds to attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, each of these gardens will fill one square foot, and provide a haven for these most important of pollinators.
4 Layer Bee Hive
Get their apiary off to a flying start with this 4 layer bee hive. Made from cedar wood and pine wood, this attractive box comes with medium and deep honeycomb foundations, and includes a metal roof to keep the contents safe from the elements, as well as a widened entrance reducer and queen excluder.
Good Luck Bumblebee Socks
Help him to remember to ‘bee kind’ to the environment as well as those around him with a pair of these attractive socks. Made from 85% cotton with 5% Spandex for a superior fit, these blue socks are covered in an all-over bee design, and are available in 2 different sizes.
The Beekeeper's Bible
The Beekeeper’s Bible really is an essential guide for anyone just starting out in the apiology world. Packed with hints and tips on keeping bees, this book is also full of ideas on what to do with honey and beeswax, such as making candles, and even some honey-themed recipes to try.
Handmade Honeybee Ceramic Utensil Holder
They’ll be able to keep their countertops and cutlery drawers uncluttered and clean with this sweet utensil pot. Handmade from clay and finished with the most adorable bees and speckled glaze design, this dishwasher-safe pot could also be used for make-up brushes, pens, pencils, scissors, and other bits and pieces.
Future Beekeeper Honey Bee Jumper
Get a little one interested in the natural world from an early age with this super cute onesie. Made from 100% cotton, this sweet little romper comes in a huge range of colors, from soft pastels to vibrant pink and turquoise, and has an adorable honeybee graphic on the front.
Beekeeping Stainless-Steel Electric Scraping Knife
Beekeeping obviously requires the need for bees, but it also necessitates a few good tools for the job. This electric scraping knife is ideal for removing wax from the frames of the hive, and because it heats up, it makes the job so much easier.
Beekeeper Garden Gnome
The perfect beekeeping gift for anyone who looks after the fuzzy little fliers, this garden gnome will make a cheerful addition to their yard. Standing at approx. 6” tall, this rustic gnome holds a pot of honey in one hand, a sunflower in the other, and wears a beehive on his head.
Bee Shaker Necklace
This stunning necklace would make a beautiful gift for any lady who loves nature and all its creatures. Made from glass and gold plated brass, the clear body of this delightful pollinator is filled with the tiniest of microbeads, and hangs on a 20” matching chain.
Bringing together three of nature’s most powerful foods, this Beekeeper’s Naturals B. Powered Honey is a powerhouse of nutrients. Combining propolis, royal jelly, and bee pollen, this superfood will help to restore energy levels, boost immunity, and promote brain health, and with more than 300 beneficial compounds, it should be in every kitchen.
The Beekeeper of Aleppo Book
Set against the backdrop of the Syrian War, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a beautiful and haunting novel about a beekeeper and his artist wife. With their lives torn apart by tragedy, the couple must fight to survive both the war and each other as they learn to rediscover the love they shared.
Busy Bee Gift Set
Honey isn’t just good for the insides; it’s an excellent ingredient in beauty products, too. Give someone this handy travel pack of 7 honey based goodies, which includes Honey Lips lip balm, Bee Soft body lotion, Queen Bee bubble bath, and Bee Nurtured hand cream in a warm honey fragrance.
Bee Marking Pens
They’ll be able to keep track of their queen bees quickly and easily with this set of five colored markers. With white, green, blue, red, and yellow pens included, this set will allow keepers to identify their queens by a single vibrant dot that doesn’t hurt and is totally non-toxic.
Benevolent Bee Honeycomb Necklace
There’s so much to love about this stunning necklace. Handmade in Hawaii from 18K gold vermeil, the pendant features a beautiful honeycomb design with a trio of black gemstone bees, and Queen Anne’s lace wildflowers pressed gently between the two frames of circular glass. A 32” matching chain is also included.
Bee Together Recycled Metal Sculpture
We should all know by now the impact that bees have on our environment, but this beautiful and unusual sculpture takes the environmental message a step further. Handmade completely from recycled metal scraps, this clever honeycomb piece even comes with a pair of nuts and bolts bees.
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