Please support Friends of the Bees to keep this forum free to use.

Natural Beekeeping International Forum
low-cost, low-impact, balanced beekeeping for everyone

 Forum FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileYour Profile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Please Read The Rules before posting.



(country selected automatically - UK/USA/CA/AU)
Horizontal top bar hives
Moderators: Barbara, stevecook172001, WileyHunter, moderators

Users browsing this forum: None
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next
Post new topic
 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
No new posts anyway to rescue this disaster?
2 ellent 5665 Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:43 pm
ValBee View latest post
No new posts Lang frames (just a few) in my TBH
0 bentonkb 3013 Fri Jul 25, 2014 4:40 pm
bentonkb View latest post
No new posts Bees building 3 combs on a bar and up to the ceiling
17 mickburke 14928 Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:50 am
MikeRobinson View latest post
No new posts Too hot in a deep floor hive?
19 nannybee 18701 Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:29 am
MikeRobinson View latest post
No new posts Made the transfer....
6 IanT 6670 Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:26 pm
IanT View latest post
No new posts Transferring from a National frame NUC to a TBH
3 AndyC 4772 Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:15 pm
AndyC View latest post
No new posts Caught swarm into TBH
8 IanT 7161 Fri Jul 04, 2014 11:52 am
AugustC View latest post
No new posts Adding bars to growing colony
16 thesolarsailor 14589 Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:20 pm
jumbleoak View latest post
No new posts Basic hTBH construction question
9 jcfougere 12204 Tue Jun 24, 2014 6:11 pm
MikeRobinson View latest post
No new posts Merging a TBH Nuc with queen into a TBH with a queen
1 dpepper 3247 Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:28 am
Dexter's shed View latest post
No new posts TBH construction
13 bajaboyd 12155 Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:40 am
MikeRobinson View latest post
No new posts Top bar nucleus
7 Carl and Petra 6022 Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:15 pm
Che Guebuddha View latest post
No new posts Bait Hive stolen N.Yorks
22 AugustC 21365 Wed May 21, 2014 7:47 pm
andy pearce View latest post
No new posts Bait hive
1 Carl and Petra 3282 Wed May 21, 2014 2:06 pm
Dexter's shed View latest post
No new posts My first hive
8 wuertele 7346 Tue May 20, 2014 9:39 am
Dexter's shed View latest post
No new posts Queen not out after 16 days
5 Invision 5483 Mon May 19, 2014 8:04 pm
MikeRobinson View latest post
No new posts Screened bottom
9 kassnyc 8802 Mon May 19, 2014 7:57 pm
MikeRobinson View latest post
No new posts Red Cedar Wood for Hive Body??
7 Trusty Scout 9872 Sat May 17, 2014 5:29 pm
biobee View latest post
No new posts Selling Top Bar Hives
6 nutclough 6878 Fri May 16, 2014 11:00 am
biobee View latest post
No new posts Movable hive.
2 semiautonomous 3950 Thu May 15, 2014 2:00 pm
biobee View latest post
No new posts Bees under wire wesh in eco floor area
3 msscha 8080 Wed May 14, 2014 5:33 pm
msscha View latest post
No new posts Transferring Langstroth Bees to a Top Bar Hive
20 philbert 38863 Wed May 14, 2014 7:40 am
yanyading View latest post
No new posts swarmed and caught - back into TBH - an unartificial swarm
4 Laurieston 4724 Fri May 09, 2014 10:29 am
catchercradle View latest post
No new posts Is it a swarm?!
7 mrspicklebockle 8267 Thu May 08, 2014 9:27 am
biobee View latest post
No new posts Making a split
20 Carl and Petra 16104 Wed May 07, 2014 8:16 am
AugustC View latest post
No new posts One of my new beehives
0 Uwe in USA 2927 Tue May 06, 2014 2:49 pm
Uwe in USA View latest post
No new posts Original KTBH - Nearly 5 Years On.
8 mannanin 9887 Tue May 06, 2014 9:57 am
Carl and Petra View latest post
No new posts Top bar hive plans
9 Fire17 8564 Mon May 05, 2014 1:42 pm
Fire17 View latest post
No new posts Baffle re wasps/robbing
5 BridgetB 6105 Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:07 am
Barbara View latest post
No new posts Idea for making top bar hold comb better
22 wuertele 24585 Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:56 pm
Che Guebuddha View latest post
No new posts Having Trouble with my bees after I installed them
9 Uwe in USA 10715 Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:20 pm
Invision View latest post
No new posts Something very strange
4 Invision 5652 Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:04 pm
Invision View latest post
No new posts Getting bees to move down into the TBH.
2 nis 4371 Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:52 am
nis View latest post
No new posts My first selfmade TBBH
26 Uwe in USA 38631 Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:33 pm
msscha View latest post
No new posts Lots of drone brood.
5 lord tedric 7597 Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:42 pm
Invision View latest post
No new posts Queen Cell Drawing
0 Invision 2674 Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:53 pm
Invision View latest post
No new posts Top Bar construction
2 exmar 3875 Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:27 am
exmar View latest post
No new posts Varroa mesh wire gauge relevance
9 wuertele 10585 Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:26 am
wuertele View latest post
No new posts Queen Rearing in a Single Top Bar Hive using a Cupularve
12 Norm 26157 Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:52 pm
Invision View latest post
No new posts My first Top Bar Bee Hive almost done
12 Uwe in USA 22665 Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:09 pm
msscha View latest post
No new posts Making my TBH roof frame
5 stingerD 5883 Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:10 am
rmcpb View latest post
No new posts Sugar dusting with a solid bottom
6 carlosdacosta 8415 Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:53 pm
Barbara View latest post
No new posts HTBH made with CNC router
8 imkeer 8836 Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:39 pm
buffalobob View latest post
No new posts Weather proofing my TBBH
4 Uwe in USA 3905 Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:06 am
trekmate View latest post
No new posts Glue
4 Astrid 4373 Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:47 am
Astrid View latest post
No new posts Splits
2 AugustC 3594 Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:01 pm
AugustC View latest post
No new posts Feeders
5 Johnandreae 4880 Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:06 am
J Smith View latest post
No new posts Terra cotta clay flower box for top bar hive
20 Tyania 19811 Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:56 pm
rmcpb View latest post
No new posts Is treated lumber acceptable for the eco floor?
7 msscha 7915 Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:54 pm
msscha View latest post
No new posts the honey cow
23 SaveOurSkills 28656 Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:06 pm
Tyania View latest post
Display topics from previous:  
Post new topic    beekeeping forum -> Horizontal top bar hives All times are GMT
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next
Page 4 of 5
Jump to:  
New posts New posts    No new posts No new posts    Announcement Announcement
New posts [ Popular ] New posts [ Popular ]    No new posts [ Popular ] No new posts [ Popular ]    Sticky Sticky
New posts [ Locked ] New posts [ Locked ]    No new posts [ Locked ] No new posts [ Locked ]
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

SPECIAL OFFER FOR UK FORUM MEMBERS - Buy your protective clothing here and get a special 15% discount! (use the code BAREFOOTBEEKEEPER at checkout and be sure to 'update basket')



Are the big energy companies bleeding you dry?


Is way too much of your hard-earned family income going up in smoke?

Are you worried about what could happen if the ageing grid system fails?

You need to watch this short video NOW to find out how YOU can cut your energy bills TO THE BONE within 30 days!

WATCH THE VIDEO NOW



(country selected automatically - UK/USA/CA/AU)

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

Information about the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)

Barefoot Beekeeper Podcast



Now available from Lulu.com


Now available from Lulu.com


Now available from Lulu.com


4th Edition paperback now available from Lulu.com

See beekeeping books for details and links to ebook versions.
site map
php. BB © 2001, 2005 php. BB Group

View Forum - Horizontal top bar hives - Natural Beekeeping Network Forum