What is this “top bar” thing?

  A top bar hive is just that: a long narrow trough-like hive that has bars on top that the bees build their comb on independently.  The traditional hive style - the one you visualize - is called a Langstroth hive. It is essentially a box filled with frames of prepared comb for the bees to move into and … Continue reading What is this “top bar” thing?