Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Friday, 20 April 2018
Black bees in a top bar hive on the Isle of Man
During the BIBBA conference in September 2016 on the Isle of Man, local beekeeper Johnny Kipps showed me his top bar hives, believed to be the first on the island. We went through both colonies...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Top Bar Hive Spring inspection - 1 of 3
http://www.LearningBeekeeping.com Join us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/LearningBeekeepingcom/143318882355886 Haven't checked on this remote hive since last July. Noticed lots...
Saturday, 7 April 2018
How To Harvest Honey From A Top Bar Hive
How in the heck do you harvest honey in a top bar bee hive? If you are new to having a top bar hive, or looking forward to your first top bar honey harvest, this video will show you how easy...
Friday, 6 April 2018
Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Top bar beehive from plastic barrel finished
One thing that just came to me in a flash of inspiration today was a source of material for the cover of the beehive. I was walking past an appliance store and stacked up outside were loads...
Thursday, 29 March 2018
Learning Top Bar Hive Beekeeping - Pests 1/2
http://www.LearningBeekeeping.com Join us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/LearningBeekeepingcom/143318882355886 A spring inspection April 29 looking for Swarm cells. However, we...
LGS beekeeping club - Transferring the nucleus into octagonal top bar hive
The nuc is put into the 5 centre slots, where the top bars, have been removed. Queen has purple dot and bees are now happily in place and being fed. Roof insulated with sawdust and quilt helps...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Thursday, 22 March 2018
Package Bees Installed in Barrel Top Bar Hive Chicken Coop
Watching the bees just after installing them into our new hives. More details can be found at http://www.IndependenceHomestead.com.
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Monday, 19 March 2018
Friday, 16 March 2018
Saturday, 10 March 2018
How To Make Top Bars & Add Them to a Top Bar Beehive
Learn how to make additional bars to add to a horizontal top bar beehive. The new top bars get added to the hive with bees with the hopes of eventually splitting the hive and starting a new...
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Thursday, 1 March 2018
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Top Bar Hive Tool from BackYardHive.com
Finally a top bar hive tool that works wonderfully to loosen and pry top bars easily. Use either end to get between bars and loosen them. Also use the the too to remove comb attached to the...
The Quadratic Hive: the most versatile beehive in the world! (Part 2)
http://biobees.com/quadratic-hive.php The Quadratic have was designed to be versatile, and in this video I show you some of the ways you can use it. Featured is a prototype Quadratic Hive...
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
How to Use a 2 in 1 Polynuc Beehive
This new 2-in-1 polynuc from http://bshoneybees.co.uk looks like a useful piece of kit for any beekeeper who needs a flexible 6-frame nuc box that can be divided into two 3-frame sections for...
Monday, 19 February 2018
Sunday, 18 February 2018
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Friday, 9 February 2018
The Sting - how a bee can remove its sting from human flesh (if you let it!)
http://www.biobees.com When a honeybee stings a human, it usually cannot withdraw its barbed sting from our elastic flesh, and so disembowels itself in its fight to get away. If you give...
Thursday, 8 February 2018
Sunday, 4 February 2018
Saturday, 3 February 2018
Friday, 2 February 2018
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Sunday, 28 January 2018
Saturday, 27 January 2018
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...
Thursday, 25 January 2018
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest by Jon Peters
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Art-Home-by-Jon-Peters/312021729836 Check out our new website: http://jonpeters.com/ Take a look as we harvest some honey from the top bar beehive I...
Monday, 22 January 2018
This is Why You Need to Inspect Your Top Bar Hive Regularly in the Summer
This video is taken in July (in Wisconsin) 5 days after a honey harvest I had to perform due to extensive cross-combing. I had to harvest 3 bars of heavy honey comb in order to put the bees...