Danno, that is great information, but you need to change the "hopelessly lost" in your profile to where you live, hee, hee.
YOu are up to some great stuff at your place, yes, bees certainly will fit in well with your lifestyle. YOu will love the beekeeping world when you get right in there with them, it is fun, wholesome and some wonderful by-products of the species. Have a wonderful and beautiful day, lovin' this life we live. Cindi