Check out our products and services below...

COMPLETE STARTUP KITS
Completely Assembled and Painted Hives,
Startup Kits, Freedom Kits, Liberty Kits, Independence Kits, Pioneer Kits and Swarm Catcher Kits

PACKAGE And Queens
Queens
3 lb Packages w/ queen

CLASSES
Basic Beekeeping
Advance Beekeeping
Queen Rearing
Natural, Sustainable and Organic Beekeeping

FEEDERS AND
CANDY BOARDS

Winter-BEE-Kind, Entrance Feeders, Frame Feeders, Top Feeders, Honey-B-Healthy, Pollen Patties

HONEY EXTRACTION
Extractors, Refractometers, Bee Escapes, Scratchers, Filters, Uncapping Knives

8 Frame Equipment
We now offer hive kits, hives and individual
hive components in 8 Frame.


HIVES
Complete hives
8 Frame or 10 Frame hives
Hive Kits
Starter Hives

QUEEN REARING
SUPPLIES

5 Frame Nuc, California Mini Cages, Queen Mansions, Grafting Tools, Wide Base Cell Cups



TOOLS
Hive Tools, Smokers, Beetle Traps, Equipment Kits, Smoker Fuel

INDIVIDUAL HIVE
COMPONENTS

10 Frame Slatted Racks, Bee Escapes, Queen Excluders, Inner Covers, Screen Bottom Boards, Upper Winter Spacers, Winter Feeders

PROTECTIVE
CLOTHING

Hats, Veils, Gloves, Jackets and Suits

Gifts and Apparel
We now offer specialty beekeeping gifts such as key chains, candles and unique t-shirts and denim shirts.

FRAMES &
FOUNDATION

Green Drone Comb (Mite Traps), Medium Frames w/plastic foundation, Super Frames w/plastic foundation

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It's best to start with two hives or more..read why to start with two hives rather than one.

Learn How To Install A Package Of Bees...Read More or Watch My Video On Installing A Package

We also produce beekeeping podcasts, remove bees from homes, sell honey and speak regularly on beekeeping. We also produce regular beekeeping lessons and articles through our beekeeping blog. Our blog is found at: http://www.basicbeekeeping.blogspot.com

Here Is Our Contact Information Phone: 217-427-2678

Please call us at 217-427-2678 to order or inquire about your order.

Beekeeping Podcasts

Mailing Address: Long Lane Honey Bee Farms

14556 N. 1020 E. Rd
Fairmount, IL 61841

For Directions To Long Lane Honey Bee Farms CLICK HERE

Our Hours:
Monday - Thursday 10 am - 4:00 pm (CST)
Friday 10 - Noon
Saturday- Sometimes
Sunday- Closed

Sheri and David BurnsHave you always wanted to keep bees? Maybe grandpa or your dad kept bees and now you're finally going to do it! Maybe you used to keep bees and now you want to get back into it. Good for you. We are here to help. Look around our site, give us a call and let us help you with all your beekeeping needs and beekeeping supplies. We are located in central Illinois and we are a hard working small family business. We appreciate your support, and value your business. We are a one stop shop for all your beekeeping needs. We supply the hives, bees, queens, protective clothing and beekeeping classes. If you are new to beekeeping, read David's recent article on Beekeeping For Beginners. David and Sheri Burns

To help you understand beekeeping equipment, here is an example of our online beekeeping lesson one: " But before we place our bottom board, we have to consider location, the direction the hive faces and how much to elevate the hive off the moist ground. I like to use wood pallets that I can obtain free from local factories. Usually one pallet is enough, but sometimes I'll place two pallets on top of each other to elevate the hive around 5-6" off the ground. Then, I place my bottom board on the pallet. Pallets work well, but so do concrete blocks or any structure that will elevate the hive off the ground. You want the hive elevated for two reasons. Your back! and moisture. Bottom boards do draw moisture and so will be the first item to deteriorate over time. So, the drier they stay the longer they will last. Plus, it also means less moisture in the hive. Elevating the hive makes it easier on your back. But, do remember that eventually...READ MORE.