This is an empty (no bees) hive body. There is drawn comb, which will get moths in it during the winter. We are using moth ice, rather than moth balls. They are made of different chemicals. Moth balls are deadly to bees. We intend to remove the treatment from the top and give this back to the bees in the spring.


“Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world.” – T’ien Yiheng

“Rather without food for three days than tea for one.” – Ancient Chinese Proverb

“Find yourself a cup; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me hundreds of things.” – Saki

“Every cup of tea represents an imaginary journey.” – Catherine Douzel