Saturday, July 28, 2018

Hive details

Apiary Book’s latest update is arriving for Android smartphones and tablets today.

The version 3.4 is adding one major feature with this update, and it’s the Hive Details screen that let beekeepers to do the following:

  • check the latest inspections
  • adding/removals of components
  • queen information
  • add star/flag/label
  • check the strength of the bee colony
  • add reminders
  • print qr code or scan NFC tag etc.

Notes and Feedings

Now it is possible to add notes and feeding for a specific beehive.
- added 0.5 litter of sugar syrup on 18/08/2017 for Hive 1-01

Previously it was possible to add general notes and feedings only for the apiary like:
- extracted honey on 06/07/2018
- added 1/2 kg of protein patty for each hive on 17/02/2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Apiary image

Please use the following instructions to add a cover image for an apiary:

  1. Open the Apiary Book app
  2. In the top left, tap Menu ≡
  3. Tap on the arrow in the header
  4. Go to "Manage apiaries"
  5. Choose an apiary
  6. Tap on PHOTO to capture an image using camera
  7. Tap on SELECT to choose an existing image from the Media Gallery

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

1,000 reviews

Thank you all for your support and feedback, we've reached 1,000 reviews on Google Play!

Community is the root of all innovation and you've helped us evolve into a better service. Keep up the good work, and don't forget to recommend us to your friends!

We're always eager to hear your thoughts and feedback. Drop us a line anytime at

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Weather forecast graph

Starting 3.2 version, weather display is enhanced with a new functionality: 5 day forecast information on a time based graph of your selected apiary.

Using the forecast, beekeepers can easily plan the beehive inspections.

Apiary map type

Choose one of the following map types for your apiary:
  1. Map - displays the default road map view (this is the default map type)
  2. Satellite - displays Google Earth satellite images
  3. Terrain - displays a physical map based on terrain information

Community is the most important asset for Apiary Book. If you have an idea that can improve the app, please send it to

Andrius from Lithuania - "It would be nice if you could include possibility to turn on satellite view in location menu (the one with the grey circle)."

Duplicate hive

To make an exact copy of a hive:
  1. Open the Apiary Book app
  2. In the top left, tap Menu ≡
  3. Tap Hives
  4. Select a hive
  5. In the top right, tap ⁝ (option menu) 
  6. Choose Duplicate
  7. Confirm the action