Re: Sideyard Beekeeping, need some info!
I generally have no trouble mowing near my hives, but weed eating is another kettle of fish! There's something about the sound of that gas engine...so I never weed eat without veil and gloves (and I always work the hives without gloves). Until you discover their temperment with your mower and weed eater, you may want to suit up.
I had a friend in Florida, in an older area of town, who had a back yard smaller than it looks like Nasalsponge's is, pictured above. He had some orange trees in it, and about 30 hives, very close together. Talk about densely populated! But nary a problem.
"If all you have is a hammer, the whole world is a nail." - A.H. Maslow