elle sagenev wrote:I am not a super successful beekeeper. My bees died though when snow completely covered the hive. the lack of air flow caused mold and death. So, being in Michigan it's important for you to think about snow!
Josh Sparks wrote:I was thinking possibly something like this.
Kelly Pakes wrote:How in the world are they going to inspect the beehives in the building in that video? Aside from the logistics of even opening a box and pulling frames, it is dark, and imagine the cloud of angry bees in that enclosed space. Yikes. It did not look like it would have anywhere nearly enough ventilation, either.
there's a long tradition of keeping bees in a similar arrangement in Slovenia. there are some drawbacks, but it can work very well.