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Horizontal Hives Revisited

Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast – Episode 36 – Horizontal Hives with Dr. Leo Sharashkin discusses horizontal hives, beeyard resilience, and sustainability. The Hives Leo Sharshkin’s horizontal hive observations are similar to my own. I’ve run a few horizontal Combo Long Hives,  in Wyoming’s northern, high altitude, climate. They use deep frames. And are compatible with standard […]

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Modified European Long Hive

My long hives are minimal and simple. But that’s not the only way to make them. They can be beautiful, even complex. And yet, still functional. Check out this modern adaption of a traditional European long hive. It’s standard Langstroth deep frame based. And has a neat hinged, ventilated cover. If you like wood working,  […]

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Combo Long Hive

Want plans? Here’s a Google Sketchup based plan for this hive: combo long hive.skp My combo hive is a cross between a long hive and a standard hive. It has many advantages of both. Two supers, back to back, can set on top . This hive: is managed both horizontally and vertically uses deep frames […]

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