Yearly Archives: 2010

A Brief History of the Top Bar Hive

By Peter Sieling In 1682, check Sir George Wheler published A Journey into Greece. In it, pharmacy he described seeing a Greek hive—an inverted skep with wooden bars across the top to which bees attached their comb1. The sloping sides … Continue reading

Posted in African Beekeeping, Beekeeping History, Kenyan Beekeeping, Peter Sieling, Regional Beekeeping | 2 Comments

Peter Extracting Honey

First honey of the season.

Posted in Regional Beekeeping, Upstate NY Beekeeping | 1 Comment

Plans featured on

Our plans are now listed at!

Posted in Business of Beekeeping | 1 Comment