by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
Congratulations on your new beekeeping pursuit! Here is some information to help you out along the way. This page is a work in progress and is updated regularly so check back soon for new information for the beginner beekeeper.
Click Here to learn facts about bees.
Click Here to learn about the parts that make up a Langstroth hive.
Click here for a short video showing how to stack a Langstroth hive.
Click here to learn about all the parts of an unassembled hive.
Learn how to install package bees in a Langstroth hive including three different methods to install the queen.
Learn how to install package bees in a top bar hive.
A pictorial essay showing how to install package bees using the rubber band method to install the queen cage.
Three to seven days after installing a package of bees it’s time to check to see if the queen has been released. Click here to learn how.
How to make a candy board to feed your bees over the winter.
How to install the candy board for winter feeding.
Learn how to Autopsy A Dead Bee Colony and look through a hive that died for clues.