Vertical Beehives and The Lord of the Rings

Vertical Beehives and The Lord of the Rings OR How Horizontal Beehives Minimize Disturbing the Honeybees This is the 2nd part of the series. The 1st part is here: Vertical Beehives and a Crazy Landlord In Summer we gradually fully fill our horizontal hives with frames – up to 20 frames as the bee colonies […]

Starting ForestBeehive Apiary

Starting ForestBeehive Apiary. Transfer from a conventional nuc to a horizontal Layens hive. May, 2022.  Setting up ForestBeehive natural beekeeping apiary in Central Maine on May 1st 2022. The original idea was to use only local wild survivor bees but with colder Spring season none of the swarm traps caught any swarms yet. Instead of using […]