With this type of hive, the bees make their own free-form honeycomb, building downward from wooden bars installed at the top of each box. As the beekeeper, you will seldom need to enter the hive. Trish's hives include a window in each box to help you check on your bees' progress.Eco Fin, a soy-based stain.
If you're in the Seattle area, we'd love to show you our hives in person and build one that suits your needs. The cost of a hive generally runs $350. For more information about buying your own custom-made hive, please email Mandy.