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/