Our Equipment

What we’re starting out with, hive-wise:

2 Dadant hives,  8 frame medium boxes (5 boxes per hive) Plus top covers and bottom boards
1 Rossman hive, 10 frame deep and medium (2 and 2, respectively) Plus top cover and bottom board
Bee veils, gloves, and 3 hive tools
Varroa boards (for Varroa mite testing)
5 books on beekeeping
ten pounds of Courage

Here are some images of our preparation (construction, frame preparation, and hive staining):


About vverweij12

I am an emerging beekeeper in Northern Virginia, starting to learn about helping these wonderful creatures thrive in our back yard.
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2 Responses to Our Equipment

  1. Leah says:

    Man look at those BEE BOXES. I am excited.

  2. Antoine says:

    Slightly harder than a rubriks cube.

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