Like real estate, one's success in keeping honey bees is based on location, location, location. However, most beginning beekeepers will choose a site that is based on convenience rather than productivity. And a new beekeeper must also deal with nervous neighbors and the fears of potential allergic stings. Thanks to the mysterious disappearance of the honey bees, the general public desires to help the honey bees, just not too close to them. So where can a beekeeper keep bees that is safe and productive? Grant Gillard answers this question for beginning beekeepers as well as those wishing to expand.