Alastair, who is a designated inspector for Ministry for Primary Industries attended the site with Margaret to check our bees for Exotic diseases. What did you find?
Have you ever wondered what you need to start Beekeeping? Here is the Essential Beekeeping Equipment to get started in Beekeeping.
Beginner Beekeeper shares first season experiences, and challenges faced with the local High Tides.
News from the Bee World in Greece from our listeners Lorin & John.
What are the essential pieces of hive ware that make up a modern Langstroth beehive? Read Margaret’s great article on the five Essential Beehive Components you need to get started.
Getting your Bees Ready for Winter – How one of our Beginners got they bees through the wet winter
Urban Beekeeping is alive and well in Auckland City, New Zealand! The Story Behind the Last Beginners Kit of 2016
How Long Should I Wait To See Eggs, when you collect a swarm how long does it take to see eggs?
In this video we show you How to do a Sugar Shake Mite Count, using a sugar shake jar and icing or powdered sugar. Monitoring your Varroa mites levels is very important to ensure you know if things are getting out of hand in your colonies and if you need to take some form of action or treatment.
An update from Lorin and John in Greece about their Beginner Beekeeping adventures. We compare what has been happening during Spring and Summer in Greece.
A robbing-screen is a screen which can be placed in the front of the honey beehive entrance – Its purpose is to help save your colonies from Robbing Bees and Wasps !
Margarets second part of her Spring assessment article