Monthly Archives: August 2010

Three frequent questions about Beehive Frames

by Peter Sieling Why are hive boxes wider than the sum of the frames? Ten 1 3/8″ frames side by side fill a space 13 3/4″, cialis but the interior width of the super is 14 3/4″. That leaves a … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Top Bar Hive

By Peter Sieling In 1682, check Sir George Wheler published A Journey into Greece. In it, pharmacy he described seeing a Greek hive—an inverted skep with wooden bars across the top to which bees attached their comb1. The sloping sides … Continue reading

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