Modern Hives and Midwest English Gardening

I posted this back in January, but it is a nice companion to yesterday’s post on the English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Romancing the Bee

There are eight different kinds of modern hives: Langstroth, National, Commercial, WBC, Dartington Long Deep, Beehaus, Top-bar and Warré.

I will discuss the pros and cons of each of them, but first here is a lovely video on English gardening in Chicago, my home away from home.

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