Bushwood Bees Videos
Queen bee being directed where to lay eggs
Many people assume the Queen bee rules the hive, this video of one of our queen's shows this is not the case. This clearly shows the Queen being directed where to go, she is very important to the colonies future but not in charge.
Honey bees manipulating propolis
Watch this bee manipulating propolis used to seal up the hive and to inhibit the growth of bacterial and fungus.
Thermal view of Bee hives during UK heatwave
View our rooftop bees in the London Heat on the 24th June 2020,
the ways the bees are able to regulate the temperate of their hive is amazing
Bees and Beekeeping Overview
1 1/2 hour video giving a good overview of bee and beekeeping
See how quickly a swarm builds up after 1 week
Removing Bees to see Queen Cells
How to check your chosen queen cell without shaking the frame
Shaking bees to see hidden queen cells
During swarming checks remember to check frames (not the one with your chosen queen cell)
by shaking the frames, as you can see in the video if you don't shake the bees you will miss cells.
Basic Hive Inspection
Explaining what we do when inspecting our bees