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Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping - Next Steps for the Thinking Beekeeper
This kit is the Gold Star antidote to the "Big Box Store" syndrome so common throughout the suburban US. It includes all of the hardware you need to construct one Gold Star Deluxe Top Bar Hive, along with one copy of the DIY Plans to build that...
Q: How do you feed a top bar hive in winter? A: With a Fondant Feeder!
This winter-only feeder acts just like a fake honeycomb, making fondant (hard sugar candy) accessible to your bees in winter - when they cannot break cluster...
The Gold Star Honey Harvest Kit makes your harvest simple.
Our convenient Honey Harvest kit includes:
Two 5-gallon food grade buckets with lids
Two nylon strainers
Long-handled comb masher.
Honey valve for easy bottling.
The Gold Star...
This product contains:
1 Gold Star Top Bar Hive Kit
It ships for free
Assembly is required, but Assembly is simple. The only tools you need are a Philips head screwdriver and a staple gun!
The Gold Star Deluxe top bar hive kit gets the Gold ⭐️...
Gold Star Top Bar Hive construction plans
The Gold Star top bar hive is our top-of-the-line, bee-loving, beekeeper-friendly, beehive kit. Build the real deal! These detailed top bar hive construction drawings recreate the Gold Star...
You've never done BEES as EASY as these!
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This product is a downloadable .pdf file of the Powerpoint for our How & Why To Keep Bees in Top Bar Hives presentation.
You can also HOST or ATTEND a two-hour...
Oxalic Acid can be a very effective treatment for varroa mites, provided there is no capped brood inside the hive at the time of treatment.
Our Queen Jail allows you to easily capture and cage your queen for the 14 days it will take for your hive to...
Honeybees build their brood combs to a very specific width, and they leave a hallway between combs of 3/8” - the famous "bee space” dimension.
Honey combs, on the other hand, are built solely for the storage of honey.
When your bees...
Replacement strainers for use in the Gold Star Honey Harvest kit (2-pack)
5-gallon size - fits the Gold Star Honey Harvest kit strainer bucket
600 micron - pollen gets through, wax and debris don't
The Gold Star top bar includes the very best comb guide available, encouraging your bees to build straight, natural comb that is easy to inspect.
Built to the Gold Star standard - these bars measure 17 1/2 inches long, and 1 3/8...