• Beekeeping Supplies

    What is the Best Beehive Stand Height?

    Most beekeepers already know how important beehive stands are to successful colonies. Beehive stands have so many benefits that it is often considered a must have in beekeeping. Whether you buy a beehive stand, or build your own, many people wonder, what is the best beehive stand height?   Beehive stand height is crucial because if it’s too low, pests could easily invade the hive.  On the other hand, if it’s too high, it will be difficult to lift the supers off of the top. The supers can get quite heavy when they are full of honey, so having a beehive that is elevated too much can be a hassle for…

  • Beekeeping Supplies,  Reviews

    Top 5 Beehive Stands for Sale -The Importance of Using a Hive Stand

    An important tool in beekeeping that is sometimes overlooked is the beehive stand.  While beehive stands don’t look like anything special, they provide the beekeeper with comfort while tending to the hive.  For the bees, a beehive stand is important because it helps to keep the hive dry.   This article will discuss what a beehive stand is, the proper beehive stand height, and dimensions of a beehive stand.  Lastly, I will review the top beehive stands for sale.   What is a Beehive Stand? In beekeeping, a beehive stand is a structure that elevates the beehive off the ground.  Hive stands are made of wood, plastic or metal and can be…