• Beehives

    How to Choose the Best Type of Beehive

    Beekeeping has been around for thousands of years. In fact, there have been drawings of people collecting honey from bees 10,000 years ago. Back then, they would have to find the beehives, and would then keep the precious honey in pots. Pots of honey were even found in the tomb of King Tut!   Today, modern beekeeping is done using man made beehives and honey can easily be harvested without destroying the entire colony.  If you are new to beekeeping the first thing you may ask yourself is, what is the best type of beehive? This article will go over the 3 most popular types of beehives used today.   Langstroth Hive…

  • Beekeeping Supplies

    Beehive Boxes and Honey Supers

    The beehive box is the most important part of the beehive.  Langstroth hives and Warre Hives have components called a beehive box.  It is the part of the hive that contains the frames for comb, brood, and honey. If a beekeeper is looking for beehive boxes for sale, they are typically looking for extra boxes for their beehive. Both of these types of hives are customizable in that you are able to add more beehive boxes to them in order to accommodate a larger colony.  In the Langstroth hive extra beehive boxes are added to the top of the hive, while they are added to the bottom in the Warre…