Keeping a top bar beehive (part one)

Monty explains how to keep bees in a top bar beehive, suited to all types of gardens, in this video guide.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Do To do in January

Do To do in February

Do To do in March

Do To do in April

Do To do in May

Do To do in June

Do To do in July

Do To do in August

Do To do in September

Do To do in October

Do To do in November

Do To do in December

Monty Don shows off his new top bar beehive, in this programme clip from Gardeners’ World, May 2015. He demonstrates how top bar beehives work and explains how they are equally suited to rural, suburban or urban gardens – even roof gardens. Find out more about keeping bees in your garden, now.