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The Rise and Fall of My Top Bar Hive

There are no certainties in bee keeping. Read about my experience as a natural beekeeper with a top bar hive, and it's demise from robbers.

Back in early April, I installed two packages of bees. One went into a Langstoth hive, and one went into a Top Bar hive. I have been hesitant to write about my bees. For one, I don’t really know what I’m doing, and feel there are so many better bee keeping articles out there that I didn’t have much to add. Additionally, I’ve been a bit afraid that if I wrote something, giving the impression that I was totally awesome and…

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