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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing A Top Bar Hive For Beekeeping

There are so many kinds of top bar hive (TBH) for beekeeping, but basically it is just a one level beehive that’s frameless and where the combs are suspended from the movable bars. 478 more words


Fairwell Phoebee

I have today (fri 1st aug) returned from a week away. I have inspected the hives and…..

Big beautiful boudica is being elusive but the hive is growing well. 547 more words

A Mice Surprise!

I have a fear that this blog may turn into a pun exchange with happy hour at the top bar hive.

I went inspect Boudica and her meanie bees last night. 201 more words

A wonderful day to be a beekeeper

I felt so lucky to be heading down to the apiary in glorious heat today. I know a lot of people don’t like this hot weather, and I’m sorry about that, but I have to admit I love it. 794 more words

HIVE: What is a “Top Bar Hive”?

12 June 2014

The Short Answer (TSA)

In nature, a colony of honey bees will build a structure, a shelter, called a beehive.  But all honey bees are not “in nature.”  Bees are “kept” by “beekeepers” for commercial purposes. 454 more words

Hive Organization - Week 12

The death of half of my hive in late May has weighed heavily on me, keeping me out of the hive and away from my blog. 715 more words

Newbies With New Bees

A Glass at Half its Total Capacity

It’s half a glass, whether half full or half empty it doesn’t matter because the bottle is never far away. My two Queen system has not been realised. 399 more words