Beekeeping 101: Getting The Right Equipment
Beekeeping demands care and research, especially when it comes to equipment. Here's a quick look of what we found works best.
Building Your Own Bottom Boards For Your Bee Hives
This past weekend the Viking in my life built some bottom boards for our bee hive. It was a project that went fairly quickly one of those projects to do over the Thanksgiving weekend. He fashioned…
How to Make Tricky Cuts for Side Bars of Langstroth Frames - dummies
Side bars for your Langstroth hive frames have a wide profile at the top and taper to a more narrow profile at the bottom. This tapered shape provides the correct distance between frames and allows for the proper bee space around and in between the frames so that bees can travel freely (and so they […]
Vital Stats and Materials List for Four-Frame Observation Hive - dummies
Having an observation hive is great, even when you have conventional hives in your garden. The pleasure and added insight it gives you about honeybee behavior is immeasurable. Credit: Illustration by Felix Freudzon, Freudzon Design Vital stats for the four-frame observation hive Overall size: 22 inches x 7-1/4 inches x 12-3/8 inches. Capacity: Because this […]