Beehive Components & Parts – Beginners Guide

bee hive placed in early morning sun

Type of Hive So you’ve decided that beekeeping is for you and you have made the decision that you want to get some bees. Where does one go after that? The first thing to do is decide on is what type of hive you are going to use. Here again, the range of options is … Read more Beehive Components & Parts – Beginners Guide

Choosing the right beehive – Pros and Cons

Choosing Your Hive Choosing the right beehive can be a little intimidating, because of the sheer amount of choice. It does require a great deal of thought because, once you commit, you will have spent a lot of money and invested a lot of time in learning so you must take your time over this … Read more Choosing the right beehive – Pros and Cons

What are the Types and ideal Location for Beehives?

Monitoring the Hive

Hives An average hive will have a bottom board and a cover. It has at least five honey supers in between the bottom and the cover, each of them containing ten frames of honeycombs. The honey and pollen are stored in these honeycombs, and they also provide rearing grounds for young bees. The young ones … Read more What are the Types and ideal Location for Beehives?

Are top bar hives better than Langstroth Hive – Pros and Cons

Are top bar hives better than Langstroth Hive - Pros and Cons

CHAPTER 3 : BUILDING YOUR OWN HIVE For the purpose of beekeeping, you could either buy a ready-made hive or build your own. Many beekeepers prefer to build their own hives as this is more cost effective. If you are following a Top bar design, or even a Langstroth hive design for that matter, it … Read more Are top bar hives better than Langstroth Hive – Pros and Cons