This week we are talking about Hive thefts, Wasps and Peeing on Beehives? This is Episode Seventy of our beekeeping podcast.
Last Updated Monday, September 23, 2013I went along to the Waitemata Home and Garden show today to help out on the Auckland Bee Club stand. I was joined by Andrew and Anahera, we had a great day with some laughs along the way. Andrew really should write a book with some of his stories :).[…]Read More
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.
Last Updated Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Photo’s courtesy of Kevin Krejci We went to along to a meeting set up by the Auckland Bee Club on Monday to discuss the $190 (annual) consent fee to keep Bees, proposed within the Auckland Council long-term draft plan. The draft considerations include public consultation and a submission process.
Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
Last Updated Monday, December 31, 2012Well we got a text message today from my brother about someone at his work that had a swarm in their garden. Well we have never picked up a swarm, but after reading the pages from “Bee Keepers for Dummies”, we ventured out even thou Gary wasn’t feeling the best[…]Read More