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.
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 !
Margaret’s account of how she removed a swarm of bees that had taken up residence up a tree, with the help of the great guys at Treescape.
In this article we discuss How to Get Rid of Laying Workers in Your Beehive. If you catch this early you can still save the hive.
Can you make a living and still be a Treatment Free Beekeeper, we are honored to welcome Aaron Jennings from Jennings Apiaries on his first guest article. Here are five tips to make money with Treatment Free Beekeeping.
We hope this will help those having difficulty extracting Manuka/Kanuka honey frames, a great tip from Clive.
How to Prepare a Beehive for Winter, our guide to what we do at kiwimana to get our Beehives ready for a New Zealand Winter.
Moving Beehives A Short Distance, here is a method and some tips you can use to move a Beehives around your garden or backyard.
In this video Margaret Shows your how to move an existing colony into a Long Bench Hive. She also offers some tips on how to manage bees.
Part two of what we now affectionately call the ‘Treehive Beehive’
In this article we explain how to use two buckets to extract a small amount of frames. A quick and easy method for when you only have a few frames to extract.
Here at kiwimana we are Beekeepers who want to help those interested in Bees and Beekeeping by providing simple yet informative starter course. It will give you a great overview of the ‘world of Beekeeping’