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Barefoot Beekeeper

Did I read this correctly? free beekeeping articles and ebooks natural beekeeping podcasts here subscribe to the Barefoot Beekeeper App on iTunes And all done by Phil Chandler at Biobees.com. Lots of other natural beekeeping links, a forum, pamphlets and an organization to save the bees. Check it out. -bW

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New Top Bar Hive Design

My Tanzanian top bar hive is a good hive. It is completely compatible with conventional beekeeping equipment. It can be run in various configurations. And it’s easy to build. It’s a conventional long hive with top bar hive functionality. But it has one major drawback common to all long hives using top hanging frames: Empty […]

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Multipurpose Top Bar Hive

Want plans? Download a Google Sketchup based plan for this hive: multipurpose top bar hive.skp Before building this hive, be sure to check the length of your Langstroth frames. This hive is designed to work with 19″ long frames. If yours are larger, be sure to modify this design to accommodate them. Criteria Need a […]

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The Barefoot Beekeeper

Have you seen the barefoot beekeeper. If not, head over to Phil Chandler’s www.biobees.com website. He’s got a free Top Bar Hive ebook and you can download the ‘The Barefoot Beekeeper’. They’re a must read. And if you like the electric version, Phil’s book is available in paper. For me, there’s something about the convenience […]

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