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10 Awesome DIY Backyard Beehive Plans And Ideas

10 Awesome DIY Backyard Beehive Plans And Ideas


10 Awesome DIY Backyard Beehive Plans And Ideas

Have you always wanted to become a beekeeper but didn’t know where to keep them?  Keeping bees is a good, sure way to put some extra money in your pocket, pollen in your plants, and honey in your cupboard. You can certainly purchase all the equipment you’ll need, but some of you more hands-on folk may prefer to build your own beehives. Hopefully this article will give you the information that will help. Bees visit flowers to collect nectar and pollen, which they use as food for themselves and the larvae in their hives or nests.

Beehive In A Jar DIY Project

It seems everyone is interested in how to make your own beehive in a jar. Have the rows of organic honey jars at the farmers market got you thinking about starting your own backyard beehive? Source: removeandreplace.com

Beehive In A Jar DIY Project

Building Honey Bee Boxes

Making your own honey bee hive can be rewarding on a number of fronts.  First, there is a cost savings (around 30 %) which will really add up if you want more than 1 hive. Source: cityboyhens.com


Building Honey Bee Boxes

Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

Beekeeping is an ancient DIY art, performed by amateurs and makers for centuries. Anyone can produce natural honey at home. People keep bees in many different kinds of hives, but we will focus on a cheap and simple design, called the Honey Cow. Source: instructables.com

Make your own Honey Cow

Make Shift Top Bar Bee Hive

Here’s an idea i had of making a simple Top Bar Beehive (TBH) for very little money. Source: instructables.com

Make Shift Top Bar Bee Hive

Ten-Frame Langstroth Hive

The Langstroth bee hive, patented in October 1852, is the standard beehive used in many parts of the world for beekeeping. The advantage of this hive is that the bees build honeycomb into frames. Source: dummies.com

Ten-Frame Langstroth Hive

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