This DVD provides everything you need to know to begin—or shift over to—the holistic, bee guardianship method of beekeeping. It is a tool you can review again and again, learning something new with every viewing.
Bee Guardianship This revolutionary, sustainable, and gentle method of beekeeping respects the unique and profound superorganism that is the honeybee. Bee guardianship methods in top bar hives is surprisingly easy on both bee and bee guardian, and results in reduced-stress, thriving hives and genetically strong bees.
DVD CHAPTERS 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