Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Market Update -Schroders Phil Chandler 25-4-18

Market Update -Schroders Phil Chandler 25-4-18

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Schroders market update with Phil Chandler April 2018

Schroders market update with Phil Chandler April 2018

Friday, 20 April 2018

Black bees in a top bar hive on the Isle of Man

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...

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Top Bar Hive Spring inspection - 1 of 3

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 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

Top Bar vs Lang!

Top Bar vs Lang!
Just what are the differences between a top bar beehive and a regular good old Langstroth hive? Today, I will show you.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Top bar beehive from plastic barrel finished

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

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

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...

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Package Bees Installed in Barrel Top Bar Hive Chicken Coop

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.

Friday, 16 March 2018

Easy Money Teaser

Easy Money Teaser
From Pyrolight Productions and Nicalex Productions DIrected By Kathy Wells (Phil Chandler:Private Investigator) and Alexa Wint Comes a new short film "Easy Money" Starring Isaak Wells Brandon...

Honey Harvest

Honey Harvest
Harvesting honey from my hive, then using the 'crush and strain' method for filtering.

Saturday, 10 March 2018

How To Make Top Bars & Add Them to a Top Bar Beehive

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

The Bottomless Beehive

The Bottomless Beehive
A Kenyan top bar hive with no floor. This colony came through the 2007-8 winter in SW England on their own stores, with no floor in their hive at all. Free top bar hive plans here - http://biobe...

Sunday, 25 February 2018

bee harvest

bee harvest
Talon and his crew of ecoversity students harvest honey from the topbar hives at ecoversity. Original music by don Guillermo one world orchestra.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Top Bar Hive Tool from BackYardHive.com

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)

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

Beekeeping and honey harvesting process

Beekeeping and honey harvesting process
Farai Chinomwe explains the beekeeping and honey harvesting process. His beehives are situated at an open land in Lyndhurst.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

How to Use a 2 in 1 Polynuc Beehive

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

Top Bar hive small hive beetle traps

Top Bar hive small hive beetle traps
Top Bar Hive small hive beetle traps. Alternative placements for simple traps used in standard hives. [update[ https://youtu.be/nr0SRRuJsbQ.

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Topbar hives

Topbar hives
I discuss my two top bar hives, how I made them how they work, and how I baited them hoping to get a wild bee swarm to move in. Special shoutout to The Bee Lady Apiary https://www.youtube.com/cha...

Friday, 9 February 2018

The Sting - how a bee can remove its sting from human flesh (if you let it!)

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...

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Wedge shaped top bars

Wedge shaped top bars
How to make top bars for a Kenya Top Bar Hive with a built in wedge, on a table saw. This video is for information only and what you do with it is not my responsibility.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Lots of honey

Lots of honey
Was looking in the hives today and a couple of the top bar hives have lots of honey close to being ready to harvest.

Friday, 2 February 2018

Phil Chandler - Kenyan Top Bar Hives

Phil Chandler - Kenyan Top Bar Hives
recorded at the Natural Beekeeping Conference - http://www.naturalbeekeepingalliance.com/

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

The Envy Corps - "Sylvia [The Beekeeper]"

The Envy Corps - "Sylvia [The Beekeeper]"
Featuring Chauntelle Dupree Of Eisley. This opening band was quiet amazing. April 14th. In Gville.

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Saturday, 27 January 2018

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...

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Winterizing a Top Bar Hive

Winterizing a Top Bar Hive
Wintering a bee hive is a process. Here are the steps that I took to try to get my bees through a tough Minnesota winter. These are top bar bee hives, it takes some special processes to get...

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest by Jon Peters

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

The Barefoot Bandit

The Barefoot Bandit
Filmed summer of 2015. Written by Katherine, Max, and Collin.

This is Why You Need to Inspect Your Top Bar Hive Regularly in the Summer

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...

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Top Bar Hive: Chop and Crop

Top Bar Hive: Chop and Crop
Phil Chandler explaining the Chop and Crop method of taking a standard frame into a Top Bar Hive. See more information about Natural Beekeeping and Horizontal Top Bar Hives at www.biobees.com.

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Tanzanian Top Bar Hive 2015

Tanzanian Top Bar Hive 2015
Stephen Petersen, Apiary Consultant in Fairbanks, Alaska showcases a Tanzanian Top Bar Hive he built and its advantages. Stephen demonstrates the advantages of the hive and how to set it up...

Friday, 12 January 2018

Kyrgyzstan Beekeeping

Kyrgyzstan Beekeeping
Stanislav Pilipenko describes his work and his passion as a beekeeper in Issy Kul region, Kyrgyzstan. Filmed by Robin Forestier-Walker for APTN Horizons, September 2010.

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Top Bar Hive Managment

Top Bar Hive Managment
BackYardHive.com demonstrates how to manage a top bar hive. How to listen to the bees, working slowly to not stress the bees, working with the hive tool, inspecting the comb and more.