Chapter 3 Overview

In this chapter you will learn:

Lesson 1:

  • Parts of the bee hive
  • Different size hive boxes
  • Difference between brood boxes and honey supers
  • Types of foundations
  • Pros and cons of buying equipment new vs used vs building

Lesson 2:

  • Recap of the hive parts from the bottom up
  • Introduction to the queen excluder

Lesson 3:

  • Importance of protective clothing
  • Types of bee suits

Lesson 4:

  • Neccassary beekeeping tools
  • Nice to have tools
  • Equipment that can wait