I am a novice beekeeper in the second year NMBKA certification program. I have had bees for 1 year, starting with a single hive with a captured swarm and growing to 5 hives with a successful split and 3 purchased packages. I also build artisanal beehives for myself and plan to sell some as well.
I use the following type of bee hives:
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):