Parts of a Langstroth Beehive Structure

Hive of Langstroth

For a basic hive, the parts of a Langstroth beehive structure include a hive stand, bottom board, entrance reducer, hive body, honey super, foundation, frames, inner cover, and an outer hive cover. If beekeeping is one of those things, you have always wanted to do, start by reading the first post in this series, Backyard Beekeeping for …

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Common Backyard Beekeeping Terms

Honeybee Larva

There is a lot of terminology in the honey bee world, here is a list of the most common backyard beekeeping terms for a beginner beekeeper to know. Backyard Beginner Beekeeping In my first part of this series, Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners, I shared some important things to think about before beginning the journey into keeping bees. …

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Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners

In this series, backyard beekeeping for beginners, I hope to share some important things to think about before beginning the journey into keeping bees. How I Started Backyard Beekeeping I began beekeeping in May of 2018, although my studying about bees began much earlier. I had a desire to keep honeybees for quite a long time but …

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2019 Small Homestead Farm Goals

Our small homestead area sits on just two acres, but with a bit of planning we hope to make 2019 a great year. Expanding some of our areas, more clean up of the property and growing a bigger garden is just a few of the goals for this year.