I believe I posted this in the wrong catagory the first time. I've recently got my first hive and bought some bees from a local guy in Nashville. We just went out to one of his Langstroth hives and shook the bees off the supers into my hive. Then he caught the queen and put her in and I ran home and set it up in my yard. That was a week ago today, which was 7/2. The problem seems to be that the bees aren't doing much. About ninety percent of them just pile up on the outside of the hive. A few are inside building a single piece of comb, but I would think they should be farther along by now. They don't even go in at night. It's been suggested that I open another entrance hole (for a totol of three) which I did. It's been suggested I open my bottom board, which I did. (Since posting this, I've read on the TBH page some recommendations that the bottom board be left on. I left mine on for the first six days and they didn't go in.) And I also moved my follower board down and added a few more bars to the end for a total of eight bars. Made most of these changes yesterday evening, and as of this morning, they're still just sitting there on the outside. I do have some mid-day shade. But I have fences on three sides, so maybe there's not enough of a breeze. I really don't think this is an issue, because I can feel the breeze while I'm at the hive. Am I just impatient? Am I worrying about nothing? Anybody have and suggestions or ideas? As I said, I'm brand new to this. Thanks.