Due to the declining populations and their major impact on food produce, bees have been in the media spotlight for some time now.
Reports indicate that the rate of disappearing of beehives is extremely accelerated, mostly due to climate changes, mites, and the use of pesticides.
Therefore, numerous people are struggling to preserve their beehives in order to stop the decline and produce organic honey for consumption.
The following homemade beehive by a guy has gone viral due to the simple instructions for its making, and its amazing benefits in terms of saving the bees:
This is all you need:
a previously made bottom beehive kit,
some jars for the main beehive
12 big mouth quart-sized jars for the honeycomb;
one piece of 2″ x 12″ x 6′ wood (cut two pieces to 22″ each for the sides);
one piece of 2″ x 12″ x 6′ wood (cut two pieces to 18″ each for the front and back);
one piece of 1″ x 1″ x 6′ wood (cut two pieces to 22″ each for the top frame’s left and right sides);
one piece of 1″ x 1″ x 6′ wood (cut two pieces to 18″ each for the top frame’s front and back sides);
a piece of thick plywood cut to 16″ x 20″;
one box of 1″ wood screws;
one can of any dark wood stain.