Tagged: manage top bar hives

Package Bees

After searching Youtube, I’ve found a video that shows how I handle and install package bees. As a commercial beekeeper, I’ve installed thousands of...

Honey Production

The Idea Honeybees don’t naturally store up large quantities of surplus honey. So, a tbh beekeepers manages the free space inside the hive for...

Failed Comb

The Idea Properly managed tbh comb seldom fails. But comb can fail when: handled improperly a tbh is moved too soon after being worked...

Comb

The Idea Tbh comb must be managed to keep a hive workable. The goal is to allow the bees as much comb building freedom...

Swarming

The Idea If all goes well early summer is a time of swarming. As a colony attempts to propagate itself, a beekeeper has several...

Feeding

The Idea A newly stocked tbh needs continuous feeding until it makes a living. But eventually a beekeeper will encounter a hive that needs...

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