Author Archives: benhornby

When to reduce hive size

Hi, My question is when should I reduce the size of a warré hive for winter? This my first year with bees and I have two warré hives both of which were populated with swarms in June. The hives were … Continue reading

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Finishing the hive

So last weekend was spent building my first warré hive. The question I have is what finishes do people recommend to paint the outside with? Thanks, Ben South Oxfordshire

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