How-To: Mason Jar Beehives

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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By Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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Looking for a good backyard buzz? Create new beehives conveniently located within mason jars with this ingenious tutorial by Instructables member Zevion.

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.

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This tutorial only covers the specific mason jar beehive system but, if you’re interested in home beekeeping, check out this tutorial to Make Your Own Beehive from MAKE Volume 25.