A. Using Paypal makes your transaction more secure, giving you additional peace of mind. With Paypal your credit/debit card details are never passed on to the webstore where you are shopping meaning you can shop with confidence knowing that your information is safe. Back to the top.
A. No there is no need for you to have a Paypal account you can simply fill in your details when prompted and Paypal will debit your card or bank account accordingly. However, creating a Paypal account will enable you to shop quickly and easily without needing your credit/debit card details in any webstore that accepts Paypal payments. Back to the top.
A. You can place an order online through the website and when completing the checkout select "Cheque/Money Order" as the payment method. Then send your cheque to: Bee Hive Supplies, Moenek House, Drakewalls, Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 9EL; or contact us at email@example.com and we will provide you with the necessary details to make a bank transfer. Back to the top.
A. You can download and print a copy of our Customer Order Form. Then complete the order form and send it together with a cheque to: Bee Hive Supplies, Moenek House, Drakewalls, Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 9EL. Back to the top.
A.Ultimately which hive tool suits you and your style of beekeeping is a personal choice, with a larger number of hives it may be useful to have both tools. However, if you are starting beekeeping the J tool is easier to work with and allows easier lifting of frames. Further details on the advantages of each type of tool can be found here Hive Tools. Back to the top.
A.Hive record cards are easy to produce and will vary depending on your circumstances, there is no right or wrong design for hive records (only not to keep any) and every beekeeper has their own opinion about what should be recorded. In our experience detailed written records are rarely referred to but a simple list of ticks and numbers is makes it easy to look back through check on the progress of your colony throughout the year. Our Hive Record Card is free to download and print, and you are welcome to use it if you wish. Back to the top.