Sunday, 31 December 2017

The Top Bar Hive: key features and benefits

The Top Bar Hive: key features and benefits
A look at a beautifully made top bar hive made by Paul MacDonald. I moved a colony of bees into this hive using an unorthodox method that I had never tried before... Paul can be contacted...

Saturday, 30 December 2017

How to Make an Eco-Floor for a Beehive

How to Make an Eco-Floor for a Beehive
Phil Chandler explains the thinking behind his 'eco-floor' design and demonstrates how to create both an eco-floor and an eco-roof to make the beehive more like a natural, hollow log environment...

How To Make a Quick and Easy Feeder for a Top Bar Hive

How To Make a Quick and Easy Feeder for a Top Bar Hive
There are many ways to feed bees in a top bar hive, and this is a particularly easy and convenient method that incorporates recycling of packaging. Free top bar hive plans here - http://biobees.co...

Friday, 29 December 2017

How to Check Brood in a Top Bar Hive

How to Check Brood in a Top Bar Hive
Phil Chandler demonstrates a quick brood check in a top bar hive, including comb manipulation and the use of a water spray instead of smoke. Free top bar hive plans here - http://biobees.com...

Thursday, 28 December 2017

How To Make a Quick and Easy Feeder for a Top Bar Hive

How To Make a Quick and Easy Feeder for a Top Bar Hive
There are many ways to feed bees in a top bar hive, and this is a particularly easy and convenient method that incorporates recycling of packaging. Free top bar hive plans here - http://biobees.co...

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Sunday, 24 December 2017

Beekeeping - Top Bar Hive Inspection

Beekeeping - Top Bar Hive Inspection
Beekeeping - Top Bar Hive Inspection Just checking on my KTBH that I started up a few weeks ago. I'll probably get some more top bars started in some other hives to give these girls a boost...

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Making straight comb

Making straight comb
making straight comb and manipulating your top bar hive.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Stuart Hayes explains beekeeping on Dublin's City Channel

Stuart Hayes explains beekeeping on Dublin's City Channel
Co Dublin beekeepers' association member explains all about beekeeping to Olive of Dublin's City Channel. This video was first seen on Dublin's City Channel TV station.

Monday, 18 December 2017

Phil Chandler - Behind The Scenes

Phil Chandler - Behind The Scenes
We had a lot of fun doing this project and hope you enjoy watching. Watch the film at URL.

More Than Honey - Official Trailer

More Than Honey - Official Trailer
IN UK FROM SEPTEMBER 6 http://morethanhoney.co.uk IN PORTUGAL FROM October 10th IN BELGIUM from 20/3 http://bit.ly/15uje5j IN THE NETHERLANDS FROM 18/4 http://bit.ly/15ujhy1 IN USA FROM 12/6...

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Harvesting comb honey from my Top Bar Hive

Harvesting comb honey from my Top Bar Hive
I show how I harvest comb honey from my Top Bar hive and discuss my natural anti-varroa treatment using copper strips.http://www.greenurbanliving.co.nz/

Saturday, 16 December 2017

My Topbar Hive

My Topbar Hive
My most successful beehive has nothing to do with how it looks.

Friday, 15 December 2017

Top Bar Hive w/Langstroth adapter

Top Bar Hive w/Langstroth adapter
This is my first Top-Bar Hive and is based on the Les Crowder design. Once built, I began playing with the basic hive and top-bars. I started evaluating how best to transfer a Langstroth...

Swarming Bees ! Spring Bee Swarm 2013 TBH Beekeeping

Swarming Bees ! Spring Bee Swarm 2013 TBH Beekeeping
Swarming Bees ! Nature/Spring Watch 2013 Honey Bee Swarm from Roger and Christine's Hive in Worcestershire. Top Bar Hive Beekeeping Tutorial. Collecting Honeybee for natural TBH Beekeeping...

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Installing the First Package of Bees in a Top-Bar Hive

Installing the First Package of Bees in a Top-Bar Hive
Installing the first package in a five-foot top-bar hive with a wood floor. I added voice over instruction because the background sound was too low. I have been working with bees for 40+...

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Top bar hive candy board

Top bar hive candy board
This is my candy board I created for a top bar hive that had no honey stored for the winter. The 10 lbs of sugar was boiled with two cups of water till it turned into a really thick syrup about...

Friday, 8 December 2017

Nicot queen rearing system - review and explanation

Nicot queen rearing system - review and explanation
The Nicot system is a relatively simple way to start new queen cells without grafting, which means that larvae are not handled or disturbed during their development. In this video, I demonstrate...

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Top Bar Hive Demonstration

Top Bar Hive Demonstration
Western Red Cedar top bar hive crafted by Bee Thinking in Portland, OR. Hinged roof; full-length window with mahogany closure; 28 one piece, precision-milled ...

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin - KM016

Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin - KM016
Welcome to the sixteenth podcast from the team at kiwimana. This week we had a chat with Phil Chandler The Barefoot Beekeeper and Kevin Inglin BK Corner ...

Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin - KM016

Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin - KM016
Welcome to the sixteenth podcast from the team at kiwimana. This week we had a chat with Phil Chandler The Barefoot Beekeeper and Kevin Inglin BK Corner ...

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Walking around my apartment barefoot

Walking around my apartment barefoot
Sorry for no videos I'm working on it!!

Honey - Lydia Hol & The Barefoot Boys

Honey - Lydia Hol & The Barefoot Boys
Rehearsing on Pender Island. We cozied up in this cave one afternoon to practice our vocals and enjoy the rain. Filmed by our fiddle player Damian. Check out ...

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Girl Like You--Phillip Chandler

Girl Like You--Phillip Chandler
An original off my lil album thing im putting together. Here I go, sailin uncharted waters im just sailing off getting lost to find out gotta know gotta ask you ...

Friday, 1 December 2017

How to conduct a Formic Acid treatment in Top Bar Hive

How to conduct a Formic Acid treatment in Top Bar Hive
Janet Luke demonstrates how to conduct a formic acid organic treatment in a Top Bar Hive using simple equipment.