How To Easily Make A Beehive In A Jar DIY Project
It seems everyone is interested in how to make your own beehive in a jar. Have the rows of organic honey jars at the farmers market got you thinking about starting your own backyard beehive? If you live in a suburban area, you may think that starting a beehive cannot be done. However a common suburban backyard can be a perfect place for beehives if done correctly and you do a bit of research and planning before ordering your bees and supplies. It is actually a very simple and easy process with the right tools. Everything you need is below including a supplies list and pictures of our DIY beehive. First get a piece of thick plywood and cut to 16″ x 20″. Next cut 2 – 22″ pieces from a 2″ x 12″ x 6′ board and 2 – 18″ pieces from a 2″ x 12″ x 6′ board. Get your 12 wide mouth mason 1/2 gallon size jars (or a normal quart sized jar). Here is the 12 beehive jars arranged and installed in our backyard beehive. Another view of our DIY backyard beehives in a jar project.
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