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Episode-259 – Feeding Top Bar Beehive

Tony Teolis/ January 26, 2015/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

What a good time for me today as I checked in on the top bar hive.  That’s colony D and the survivor of 5 hives in 5 years. Not good odds but a chance for survival is underway. This video shows the top bar hive cluster and it was time to top them up. I was concerned they don’t have

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Episode-251- Time For Top Bar Beehive Update

Tony Teolis/ August 4, 2014/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

I have been showing a lot of the fruit, flowers and vegetables growing around the property permaculture style but I need to emphasize at times the animals that all play a part of the systems I have built. Featured in this episode is honey bee colony D from June 2014. This hive began in April 2013 and seems to be

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Honey Bees Get Some Sun Before Snow

Tony Teolis/ January 21, 2014/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

January 20, 2014 outside the thrive hive top bar hive and there is a lot of activitiy. The temperature went up to 12 degrees Celcius (54 F) just ahead of another snow storm coming our way. This one looks like a keeper although the ice from last December lasted a week after the snow melted. The busy bees are a

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