Re: Starting out in treatment-free beekeeping
A hive of bees can die. A bee hive, being the boxes or cavity that bees reside in can't die and more than your house can die. When you die, the house you once occupied doesn't die.
Originally Posted by Barry
The trouble is that some people refer to a HIVE when they mean the set of boxes making up the structure honeybees may occupy and then use the same word to refer to the COLONY residing therein.
I really thought you would support more clearly defined terminology.
"Beekeeping. It's a journey, not a destination." Mark Berninghausen