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...

Thursday, 19 April 2018

epic top bar beehive swarm trap

epic top bar beehive swarm trap
adventures in beekeeping.

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...