Bee hives

Discover top bee hive ideas to create a thriving apiary. Learn how to build and maintain bee hives for successful beekeeping and enjoy the rewards of honey production.

It is important to protect the timber of your hive to ensure its longevity. We recommend painting all Araucaria hives and all roofs with at least two coats of good quality outdoor paint. Western Red Cedar Many beekeepers use oils such as Tung oil or Linseed, to treat their cedar timber components, however, when finishing with oils in wet climates, mildew (black mould) can grow on the surface of your hive. This will not affect the structural integrity of your hive and should not have any…

Carissa Newton Creative

About Honeybees and What’s inside a Hive Interested in beekeeping? Here are some beekeeping supplies you want to get your hands on to start with! 1. Ventilated Suit – (NEW) Ventilated Jacket – 2. Beekeeper YKK Suit Combo – 3. Beekeeper Journal – 4. YKK Suit – 5. Beekeeper …

Tina Hedleston

Just 80 kilometres from Kraków, you can find the most beautiful village in Poland – Zalipie. Join us as we explore the unique story of how its houses – and more! – came to be covered in painted flowers.

Lauren Green

Beehives are a blank canvas just waiting for inspiration to strike. Pick up a paintbrush and jazz up your apiary with these DIY painted beehive designs.

Marci Allen