Complete Hive (Deep Box) A complete hive is an established nucleus colony in a travel container and includes a VSH-Italian marked queen, a painted deep box hive body, bottom board and lid, plus 5 additional undrawn new frames to fill out the box. These are Italian honey bees with known gentle genetics and are ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in LA.
Complete Hives are only available for sale from May-August of each year.
Pre-orders for complete hives are open November 1st - April 30th. Estimated pick-up date for complete hives are typically early to mid May.
PRE-ORDER 2023 BEES - Available for pick up May 13th & 14th 2023!
Colony orders placed after pre-order period will need to call(818) 312-1691to schedule a time for pick up for the first week of the following month.
RESTOCKING CHARGE:There is a $50 restocking fee for packages, nucs, complete hives, and queens not picked up or cancelled orders. Please call or email Bill with your order number if you need to cancel.Orders that have not been picked up, cancelled nor otherwise communicated intent within 24hrs of pick up date will be considered a "no show" and automatically cancels the order which is no longer eligible for refund.
*WE DO NOT SHIP OUR BEES. BEES CAN NOT BE PICKED UP AT FARMERS MARKETS.