A US-based company is hoping to inspire a new generation of beekeepers with wall-mounted hives that can be installed inside of outside buildings.
Beecoystem’s modular HexHive boxes are for beekeeping beginners who want to learn about the importance of pollination and bee populations. The hives have been innovatively designed to take up minimal space, making them perfect for urban nature-lovers.
HexHive boxes can be attached to any wall using a mounted bracket and a clear plug-in tube that runs between the modules and a specially designed window unit if the hive is situated indoors. Beekeepers can attach supplementary hexagonal modules to their original box, using the built-in magnetic connection points to expand their hive.
To populate their HexHive, beekeepers will have to order worker bees and a newly mated queen from a packaged bees company that will ship directly to your door.
A single HexHive box costs $599 and includes a wall mount, clear tubing and window unit. Customers can also buy a starter kit of beekeeping tools for $150.