You will need bees for your garden... Understatement of the year. Some good advice here and even if you do not currently have a garden (like me), these tips should go into your prepper document archives. 12 Ways to Attract Bees to Your Garden I've never kept bees, even back when I had a few acres of garden. I relied on "fly by" bees to visit me. Now, I think it a very good idea for each gardener to keep a hive or two or three to supplement the work of "outside labor force". This is insurance in case something happens in your area which reduces or removes the native bee population. Consider a wildfire which might destroy the been colonies for some distance from your garden.