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  • BackYardHive New DVD: Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian Methods

    233,670 views 6 years ago
    This is an excerpt from the full length (85 minute) DVD at http://www.backyardhive.com

    Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian Methods includes beautiful cinematography from the Colorado mountains, showing hands-on techniques, close-up footage of hives, combs, cells and bees, footage from a bee workshop given by Corwin Bell and tons of practical tips and techniques that we've perfected over the years.

    Chapters included in this DVD are:

    1) Features of the Top Bar Hive

    2) The Location of the Hive

    3) Setting up Your Hive

    4) Finding Bees for your Hive

    5) How to Capture a Swarm

    6) Introducing Bees into the Hive

    7) About the Bee Colony

    8) How the colony is Organized

    9) Working with the Bees

    10) Adventuring into the Hive

    11) Single Comb Harvest

    12) Processing Honey

    13) Fall Preparations

    14) Preparing your Hive for Winter

    15) The Future

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    • Installing a Package of Bees the Bee Bus - BackYardHive.com - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

      • 3 months ago
      • 243 views
      Corwin Bell of BackYardHive.com installs a package of bees into his Cathedral Hive. The bees came in the plastic Bee Bus. It is much easier to open one end or 'door' of the bee bus to shake the bee...
    • Installing a Package of Bees - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,866 views
      Have you ever seen how a package of bees is installed into a hive ? The feeder can is pulled out and the screened box is shaken madly til the bees eventually come out of the 4 inch hole. It is madn...
    • Swarm Walking into a Cathedral Hive - Duration: 76 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,647 views
      The "Walk in" method for getting a Swarm of bees into The Cathedral Hive.
    • Installing a swarm of bees into The Cathedral Hive - Duration: 67 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,882 views
      This video shows a collected swarm of bees being "installed" or rather voluntarily walking into their new home. We have been using this method we call the "walk in" successfully for several years.
    • Cathedral Hive New Hexagonal Top Bar Hive - Duration: 83 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 23,142 views
      The NEW Cathedral Hive! The next evolution in top bar hive design. The Cathedral Hive is designed by Corwin Bell and crafted by BackYardHive.com in Boulder, CO. After 3 years of research and design...
    • Spring is Here: Bees bringing in pollen to top bar hive - Duration: 42 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 942 views
      We caught a few of our bees bringing in pollen from the birch trees in our area. It is very light yellow pollen and one of the first sources available to the bees. Soon we will see dandelions! One ...
    • Honey Bees Robbing A Hive - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 70,435 views
      The hive in this video was getting robbed for a week or two as you can see all the honey comb cappings on the landing board. The robbers bees tear open the honey cells. And the robber bees found an...
    • BackYardHive Insulation Panels_Winterizing Your Hive - Duration: 94 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 7,045 views
      A short video showing how to put on the new Insulation Panels on your BackYardHive top bar hive. Panels can be purchased at BackYardHive.com
    • BackYardHive New DVD: Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian Methods - Duration: 6 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 233,670 views
      This is an excerpt from the full length (85 minute) DVD at http://www.backyardhive.com

      Alternative Beekeeping Using the Top Bar Hive and The Bee Guardian Methods includes beautiful cinematography...
    • Top Bar Hive Management _Part 2 - Duration: 8 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 19,124 views
      BackYardHive.com demonstrates how to manage a top bar hive. How to listen to the bees, working slowly to not stress the bees, working with the hive tool, inspecting the comb and more.
    • Top Bar Hive Managment - Duration: 7 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 46,694 views
      BackYardHive.com demonstrates how to manage a top bar hive. How to listen to the bees, working slowly to not stress the bees, working with the hive tool, inspecting the comb and more.
    • Top Bar Hive Tool from BackYardHive.com - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 25,516 views
      Finally a top bar hive tool that works wonderfully to loosen and pry top bars easily. Use either end to get between bars and loosen them. Also use the the too to remove comb attached to the sides...
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