Thursday, 23 November 2017

Barefoot 24 4

Barefoot 24 4
Naush en Isabel.

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Where is the Queen? Top-bar hive initial inspection

Where is the Queen? Top-bar hive initial inspection
It has been a few days and it is now time to check on the bees. What will I find in this new hive? Does the Queen actually wear a crown? These are all questions ...

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Why a Gold Star top bar hive?

Why a Gold Star top bar hive?
Here is the answer, in the connection between the Life Cycles of the Honeybee and Varroa Mite! For more information visit: ...

Monday, 13 November 2017

top bar hive split

top bar hive split
showing how I split my top bar hives. queen decides to play hard to find. I find her right after video lol.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Eco Bee Box - Utah Hive Langstroth Top-Bar

Eco Bee Box - Utah Hive Langstroth Top-Bar
Eco Bee Box has a Kickstarter campaign, this hive is currently for sale.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

A Chat in the Park With Bryn Simon


Bryn Simon, President of Sydney Inner West Beekeepers, NSW, Australia, was in the UK and asked if he could visit and ask me some questions.

The sound quality is not perfect: there was a fair bit of background noise from road drills and seagulls, and I had the gain turned up a little too high, but if you can overlook that, we had a good chat about bees and beekeeping.

 


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Monday, 6 November 2017

Honey harvest and must have beekeeping tools.

Honey harvest and must have beekeeping tools.
Fight Mites links below, click on the "show more" tab below to get the link to the mites study and where to get foggers and oil. Click on the link below if you are ...

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Capturing my first swarm

Capturing my first swarm
This video documents the capture of my first wild swarm of honeybees. It was filmed by my wife Sandra in my back yard blackberry patch. She was barefoot and ...

Two queens in one hive!

Two queens in one hive!
http://www.biobees.com Most people think that you only ever have one queen in a beehive, but as this video proves, after supersedure it is not uncommon for the ...

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Top Bar Hive Powdered Sugar Treatment

Top Bar Hive Powdered Sugar Treatment
My first treatment for varroa mite using the powdered sugar method.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Bees first taste of Fall Feeding

Bees first taste of Fall Feeding
Bees First Taste of Fall Feeding, Inside feeder for a Top Bar Beehive. Feeding 2:1 Sugar syrup for the first time this fall. Phil Chandler's Webpage ...

How are bees from hell made, and how to avoid it

How are bees from hell made, and how to avoid it
This snippet is part of over an hour long conversation with Phil Chandler, a renowned beekeeping expert.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Pagoda Hive - first check after badger damage.wmv

Pagoda Hive - first check after badger damage.wmv
http://www.biobees.com The Pagoda Hive had its floor mesh ripped out by a badger and is now 'bottomless', but the bees don't seem to mind. They are busy ...

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1 (New)

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1 (New)
How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1 (New) - home of the Barefoot Beekeeper The hive shown is a Modified Dadant, built for Brother Adam at ...

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Organic and Natural Beekeeping

Organic and Natural Beekeeping
The Barefoot Beekeeper a revolutionary book about 'sustainable', chemical-free beekeeping, showing how it can be simplified and made accessible to all, ...

Bee Hive: Kenyan Top Bar Hive

Bee Hive: Kenyan Top Bar Hive
http://wireofinformation.wordpress.com The Kenyan Top Bar Hive: Top Bar Hive Beekeeping is for people that like to make highly useful things with little money.