What should you look for when choosing a backyard beehive?

Do you want a hive that’s easy to use? One that promotes healthy bees and cleaner honey? One that’s durable, even through decades of hard winters and dry summers? Better yet, how about all of the above?

During my 20+ years as a bee enthusiast, I’ve used all types of beehives: from conventional commercial hives to beehives designed for the hobbyist beekeeper. All of them fell short on some key aspect of backyard beekeeping – be it ergonomics, hive sustainability, or quality workmanship.

So, a few years ago, I started designing my own hives.

The result is a perfected design that’s healthier for the bees, more durable in the field, and easier to extract honey from. Even if you’re a first-time beekeeper, you’ll find our Homestead Hive to be simple to use right from the start.

Our Homestead Hive is:

  • 100% Handmade using wood that’s 2 times thicker than the competition’s: This stabilizes the inside temperature and humidity to create a natural, hollow log-like environment for the bees. Discover why this is important.
  • Designed with floating ends for minimal disturbance: You can quickly and easily check on the brood or the honey without disturbing the entire colony. Compare our floating-ends design to the leading competitor’s hive.
  • Crafted to supply honey for you and the bees: Unlike other beehives, our hives make sure the bees enjoy a natural diet of their own honey – and there’s plenty left over for you. Find out how.

Because we build each of Homestead Hives by hand, I know they are meant to last. That’s why, with all our hives, I offer a 100% money-back guarantee against defective equipment and workmanship.

Want to find out more? If you have any questions, give me a call at 417-276-1622. Or get started today and...

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