All posts tagged: log hive

Bee beard

Some folks like to keep their bees in boxes, others in logs, this one is in a bee beard made out of a hollow log. Check out thisĀ  fantastic and unique way to home bees. Bee beard in action. Thanks to Pat for reading my blackberry post and introducing me to his fabulous log hive. It was a great way to start my grey Portland morning. I just watched the chainsaw making of the hive on his blog. It was incredible to see the face evolve out of the bare wood. Now there is an inspiration for me as an artist and beekeeper. I am in awe of the grace with which a chainsaw can be handled. Read more of Pat’s blog on natural bee keeping