Host A Hive

Do you have land that would be perfect for honeybees but don’t really want to be a beekeeper?  You can be a bee-haver – someone who has bees on their property that a beekeeper owns and tends.  If you would like to discuss putting bee hives on your property with a beekeeper please leave a comment below.  Please include the general location and short description of your property.

9 Responses to Host A Hive

  1. Ashley Hall says:

    We would love to host bees on the small parcel of land next to our house. We are located in Ginter Park in the city.

  2. slwhite63 says:

    Ashley one of our Richmond Beekeepers should be reaching out to you soon.

  3. Andrew Gray says:

    Unfortunately I haven’t had good luck finding a class that both works with my schedule and has open slots for hte spring, but I am VERY interested in fostering a bee hive in my backyard in the Fan. Pretty soon I am going to fence it off, and start planting pollinator-friendly plants back there. Would be great to get some pollinators in there for me to learn from. – Andrew Gray

  4. Melissa Robinson says:

    Hi, my husband just saw a tv program about hive-hosting and we would like to talk with you about hosting a hive, if our property is amenable. We live on .5 acres off Brook about 5 minutes from Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

  5. Adam Daugherty says:

    hello,
    I am interested in hosting hives. My family and I plant a large garden yearly, and like clockwork have pollination issues with vegetables due to the lack of honey bees in the area. The property is approximately 2 acres with a fenced in section located adjacent to rt288 and rt10. would love to learn by hosting first.
    thanks

  6. diggingellen says:

    Hi I’d be interested in hosting a hive! I live in southern Highland Park. My backyard is mostly dappled shade under a willow oak and an American elm. I have some flowering plants and shrubs in the front and the back garden and would be amenable to planting more as recommended by a bee keeper. I’ve been trying to plant more natives, with mixed success.

  7. Edward Curran says:

    Hello I live in Tuckahoe and have a good sized lot with a shady backyard. I’m interested in hosting a beehive with the intention of becoming a beekeeper later on.

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