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  1. Bee Forum
    “We were approached by a guy who’s really into urban beekeeping, to show how easy it is to maintain bees,” explains Valerie Niager, the craft brewery’s communications director. “We thought it was awesome, and we could also use fermented honey in small quantities for our mead and cider.” The...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hi all Just looking for a bit of advice, please! (Hopefully this is in the right section, if not, apologies!!) Noticed today that several bumblebees (I think) seem to be flying back and forth around a hole a cable is fed through in the soffits of my house. Had a quick look on Google images and...
  3. Equipment/Hardware
    Looking at lots of hives trying to learn what I can. I am puzzled by roof angles. Most seem to have any rain running off the roof going right where the bees come and go. Yes, I do know they don't fly in the rain - but you still have dew and maybe mist or between showers times. Why not angle them...
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    This was my first year with TBH (or any design) and so far so good. In spite of numerous 105 degree days I did not have any comb collapse. As a result, I'm fairly confident in my TBH design (Mangum-like) and the location. For this first hive I placed it in a grove of cedars (Junipers to be...
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