Painted bee hives

Transform your apiary with beautifully painted bee hives. Explore unique and vibrant designs to enhance the look of your beekeeping operation and attract pollinators to your garden.
Gardening, Outdoor Paint, Bee Garden, Beeswax, Painted Bee Hives, Garden Zen, Bee House, Herb Wall, Backyard Beekeeping

It is important to protect the timber of your hive to ensure its longevity. We recommend painting all Araucaria hives and all roofs with at least two coats of good quality outdoor paint. Western Red Cedar Many beekeepers use oils such as Tung oil or Linseed, to treat their cedar timber components, however, when finishing with oils in wet climates, mildew (black mould) can grow on the surface of your hive. This will not affect the structural integrity of your hive and should not have any…

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Carissa Newton Creative
Should you paint your beehives? If you have pine boxes we think the answer is "yes...paint your hives."   Your beehives are exposed to the elements year round. The primary reason to paint the hive box exteriors is to protect them. There are other reasons you may   We'll give you information on what to paint and when not to paint, how bees see color and more.  #beekeeping #beekeepingequipment #honeybees #beehives #honeybees Design, Beekeeping, Bee Keeping Hives, Painted Bee Hives, Bee Keeping, Honey Bee Hives, Bee Hives, Beekeeping Equipment, Bee Garden

Should you paint your beehives? If you have pine boxes we think the answer is "yes...paint your hives." Your beehives are exposed to the elements year round. The primary reason to paint the hive box exteriors is to protect them. There are other reasons you may We'll give you information on what to paint and when not to paint, how bees see color and more. #beekeeping #beekeepingequipment #honeybees #beehives #honeybees

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