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The Swarm

As mentioned in an earlier post, this year marks my third try at keeping bees in our top bar hive…and I am pretty terrible at it. 529 more words


One More Swarm

Got a call from a mate of mine to say his bees had swarmed at his allotment. It was a big clump sat on a wire fence. 34 more words


Top Bar Hive Update

Had a quick look in the Top Bar hive and there’s comb on 7 bars. I also found sealed brood and larvae.


Swarm Collection

My first swarm of bee collected this evening. All when very well and there now in my new top bar hive. Ill let you know how things go with them.


Top Bar Bee Hive

I recently built two top bar hives to go along with my large Langstroth hive in my backyard.

On May 15th I drove  over to Navasota, TX, and picked up two packages of bees with health young queens . 379 more words


A beeseeker Blogpost

the other day I posted about our ‘African hive’ or top bar hive and Beeseeker asked for more details.

So I thought it merited a post. 394 more words


Top Bar Hive

Bought a top bar hive to have a play with. Been giving it a lick of paint this evening. check out the before and after pics.