Category Archives: Hive Preparations

Videos and other information related to building and setting up hive equipment.

Installing 3 Pound Packages

3 pound packages of bees come with a laying queen in it’s own cage. In this video, Davie Simpson shows how to install the queen and the bees.

Painting 101

One way to preserve our woodenware is to paint it with a good outdoor paint that will help the hives weather their year round exposure. In this video, Davie Simpson talks about the kind of paint to use and what parts of the hive you should paint, and why you don’t want to paint everything.