Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Saturday, 11 August 2018

new top bar hive and top bar swarm trap.

new top bar hive and top bar swarm trap.
a little look at the new top bar hive and swarm trap that I built. hopefully my bees like them and move in when its swarm time!!

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Michael Bush, Top Bar Hives

Michael Bush, Top Bar Hives
Michael Bush talks about Top Bar Hives to Shenandoah Valley Beekeepers Association members and guest.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Top Bar Hive Summer Tips

Top Bar Hive Summer Tips
Bars are added in a top bar hive in order to give the bees more area in which to build comb. If they have too few bars to build upon, they may start swarming or ...

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Dadant hive: treatment free bees

Dadant hive: treatment free bees
This hive has had no Varroa treatment for 3+ years and - as you can see - they are strong and healthy. In that time, they have provided comb and brood for a top ...

Friday, 3 August 2018

Modular Top Bar Bee Hive and Bee Swarm Traps in one

Modular Top Bar Bee Hive and Bee Swarm Traps in one
After making a standard Top bar bee hive out of scrap lumber I needed some bee traps to capture a swarm. I've seen many different types of traps but everything ...

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Top Bar Bee Hive Honey Harvest :) 2 of 5

Top Bar Bee Hive Honey Harvest :) 2 of 5
Top Bar Bee Hive Honey Harvest :) Bee sure to watch all 5 parts.