Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Swarm to Topbar Hive: Catching Bees part 3

Swarm to Topbar Hive: Catching Bees part 3
Here is a video of me transferring my Bee swarms to topbar hives from my swarm trap/ bait hive boxes. The topbar hives are of Kenyon and Tanzanian style and ...

Saturday, 8 December 2018

BarnOwlTrustTalkDavidRamsden

BarnOwlTrustTalkDavidRamsden
A talk about owls - especially barn owls - by David Ramsden of the Barn Owl Trust - www.barnowltrust.org.uk The event was hosted at Ashburton Town Hall on ...

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Installing Honey Bees into a Top Bar Hive

Installing Honey Bees into a Top Bar Hive
Just a short video showing you how easy it is to install a package of bees into a top bar hive. www.innisfilcreekhoney.com.

Monday, 3 December 2018

Cathedral Hive 3.0 (based on Corwen Bells original design - backyardhive.com)

Cathedral Hive 3.0 (based on Corwen Bells original design - backyardhive.com)
Hey everybody, here is a video explaining all the various features of the most recent version of my cathedral hives. The customer wanted to make the hive as ...

Thursday, 29 November 2018

The Drone Fly - a honeybee mimic

The Drone Fly - a honeybee mimic
A clip from the video where we dismantled a hornet nest. Naturalist John Walters shows his live drone fly specimen.

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Cathedral Hives with Graham Tapper

Cathedral Hives with Graham Tapper
The "Cathedral" hive is a development of the top bar hive, comprising a semi-hexagonal base with specially-made top bars, which complete the hexagonal ...

Sunday, 25 November 2018

How to install a package of bees in a Top bar hive (TBH/KTBH)

How to install a package of bees in a Top bar hive (TBH/KTBH)
I show you one method of installing bees in a kenya top bar hive. check out http://www.saveourskills.com/topbarhive for top bar hive plans and how to ...