Helpful Links

A swarm in May is worth a load of hay.
A swarm in June is worth a silver spoon.
A swarm in July isn't worth a fly. 
Each Bee larva receives an estimated 10,000 meals during the larva stage.

Helpful Links

Some of our favorites:

by a customer: Installing Bees from a Nuc to a SwingView.
Here's the above SwingView Hive the following Spring.

Showing installation of a Bonterra SwingView Hive.
We suggest 1/4"Laminated Safety Glass

Bee videos from a SwingView Hive, by Frederick Dunn.

Here is a good link provided by Jenna and her Girl Scout troop.

  Creating Pollinator Gardens: Flower Fragrances to Attract Pollinators.

A SwingView in a school classroom and an excellent solution

 to the "pedestrian path" conflict with exiting Bees.   A great bunch of beekeepers and info. 

Free to join, ask Observation Hive questions  

Here's everything you could want to know about Bees. 

This link was contributed by a great bunch of kids.    a wealth of info regarding bee genetics, photos, queen rearing and more. 

 Partners for Sustainable Pollination-bringing together farmers, growers, beekeepers and scientists to improve honey bee health and 

support native pollinators.  Offers tips and resources for bee friendly farming.

If your having trouble seeing our Videos try these:

This is a great tour of one of our Hives:
This is an informative look at our Hives:
Shows the quality built into our hives:
A swarm emanating from one of our Hives:

Great Books
Honeybee Democracy by Thomas D. Seeley
A great book about Bees and their fascinating decision               making process.