Like a protective crown perched atop a bustling kingdom, the telescoping beehive cover shelters the industrious bee society below. Its sloped sides and overhanging edges shield the hive from pounding rain, scorching sun, and blustering winds.
Beneath this weatherproof shell, bees buzz about their honey-drenched chambers, unfazed by rumbling thunder or blazing heat overhead. The cover cocoons the insects in a microclimate where they can focus solely on the many tasks at hand - caring for their queen, feeding baby larvae, building honeycombs, fanning their sticky sweetness into ripe maturity.
Outside the tempest may rage and seasons may change, but under that hat-like hive top, summer reigns eternal for the bee colony. As wind and rain assail the surface, the bees below go blithely about their work, secure in the knowledge that their roof and raincoat stands stalwart above them.
Sturdy as a house's foundation, the beehive's bottom board anchors the bustling bee metropolis, bearing the weight of a colony on its modest wooden frame.
Though unassuming at first glance, this plain platform carries immense responsibility - to safely shelter generations of bees as they filter in and out of the supple straw hive.
The bottom board serves not only as floor, but front porch - a touchdown pad where incoming workers can briefly loiter, exchanging wispy directions on the whereabouts of fresh pollen before zipping off to rejoin the fray.
The wooden planks reverberate with the patter of countless tiny footsteps, like the front steps of a lively suburban home humming with visitors on the way to a house party.
Rain or snow may batter the porch and winds may howl outside, but the stoic base stands steadfast, supporting the cozy honey-scented kingdom within.
Hoover Hives Telescoping Cover
This telescoping top cover shields its hive with the same impervious coat that bees use to weatherproof their home.
The fir wood frame of this lid has undergone a transformational dip in that same honeyed elixir. Likewise, the steel caps atop its peak are galvanized in a molten zinc bath, forming an impenetrable armor.
Amish Busy Bees Telescoping Cover
Crowned with a gleaming white aluminum plate, this telescoping top cover rules over the hive like a noble king.
Forged by skillful Amish hands, the sturdy fir wood frame stands strong against time and tempest.
Nubee Telescoping Cover
Like a sentinel standing guard, the sturdy telescoping top cover protects the buzzing bee colony below from any threat the elements can muster.
Its sloped roof of fir wood embraces the hive in a sturdy bear hug, while a galvanized steel armor plate atop the crown acts as a shield against both storm and intruder.
Hoover Hives Solid Bottom Board
As winter winds howl, this sturdy wooden fortress stands guard, shielding the hive’s vulnerable cluster from icy blasts.
Its solid board is a barricade against chilling drafts that prowl like predators in the cold, seeking cracks and crevices to intrude upon the bees’ warm haven.
Only the entrance reducer grants access, controlling a narrow passage where sentries can defend against intruders.
Hoover Hives Screened Bottom Board
Like an open window on a stuffy day, the Hoover Hives screened bottom board offers the hive a refreshing breath of fresh air.
As the summer sun beats down, heated air rises through the mesh screen, coaxing breezes up through the buzzing chambers.
Relieved from fanning away sweltering heat, the busy bees turn their efforts to more sweet endeavors.
When chillier weather arrives, the screen can be switched for a solid board, sealing out icy drafts to preserve the cluster’s precious warmth.
Nubee Solid Bottom Board
Within the sheltering enclosure, the bees huddle in a fuzzy mass, their shared body heat preserved by the bottom board’s sturdy embrace.
Together, wooden walls and narrowed entryway transform the hive into a fortified haven, providing refuge to sustain the colony through winter’s frigid onslaught until spring’s first thaw and bloom.
Amish Busy Bees Screened Bottom Board
Through the ventilated mesh, fresh air circulates to cool the hive during summer's sweltering days. Yet when chill air creeps in with winter's arrival, the trusty board can be swapped for a solid surface, sealing out icy drafts to preserve the cluster's warmth.
It is a stalwart guardian, alternating between a breathable barrier and sealed shelter to provide a strong base on which the colony can thrive in any season.
Hoover Hives Wax Coated Covers Kit
The Hoover Hives Covers Kit provides beekeepers with all the hive components to make your leftover boxes & frames into a full hive.
The kit contains every essential cover piece, enabling you to convert a brood box into a fully functioning hive.
It can also serve as a repair and replacement kit to swap out damaged items from an existing hive.
Amish Busy Bees Covers Kit
This Amish-made Covers Kit can quickly turn your leftover boxes & frames into a full hive.
If you've been collecting hive bodies over the years or inherited some from another beekeeper, then this kit is a great way to put them to use.
Nubee Covers Kit
The Nubee Covers Kit provides the complete selection of hive cover components to create a full beehive from a few bee boxes.
The kit contains all the necessary pieces, allowing beekeepers to easily convert leftover boxes into a functioning hive.
It can also serve as a replacement kit by providing fresh covers to switch out worn parts from existing hives.