Photos of What You'll See in Healthy Hives

As you conduct a hive inspection, you may run into a lot of things that you don't understand. Not to repeat ourselves too often, but this is why having a bee mentor is so important! We can't be out there with you in your bee yard, so it's really helpful to have a local mentor to answer questions about what you're seeing.

But failing that, this handy guide may be able to answer some of your questions. Pages 3-20 have photos of normal bees and normal frames:

A Field Buide to Honey Bees Their Maladies.pdf