This week we are talking to Rusty Burlew from Olympia in Washington State. The fantastic lady behind the amazing Honey Bee Suite Blog. Which has to be our favorite beekeeping blog.
We chat with Karen Bean from Marple Falls, Washington State. Karen runs a successful Beekeeping Business and blog from the Brookfield Bees and Honey Farm.
The team at Kiwimana went along to the NBA (National Beekeepers’ Association of NZ) Workshop in Hamilton at the Claudelands Conference Centre.
Here are our thoughts after attending the Auckland Council hearings, held at the beautiful Auckland Town Hall, on the Auckland Council Draft – Long Term Plan. Introduction It was good to see a lot of other bee-keepers today at the meeting, and as we found out it was one of many hearings held by the Auckland Council across the[…]Read More
The year in review at kiwimana has the top five blog posts and podcasts that your may have missed. It was interesting to us to see what was popular Last year. It seems podcast interviews and ‘How to articles’ are very popular.
This is the first of a series of blog posts from our new Guest Blogger from Ireland; Vanessa is a landscape Gardener and is passionate about gardening and bees. This is going to be Beekeeping/Gardening News from Ireland.
The third Beekeeping Podcast podcast from the team at Kiwimana. We discuss Hot Barbecue Sauce, 65th Anniversaries and Save the Bee stop the fee.
Winter is just around the corner, so it’s time to get the bees ready for winter. Your bees should have been treated now and have low mite counts. Now it is time to think about how to reduce moisture in your hives over the winter months.
Roger likes to talk to the Bees and runs a successful blog. Roger lives in Gloucestershire area of England and is married with a small child.
Happy New year to you are your family. We hope you are managing to have a restful time and have managed to take sometime out of your busy lives.
Here are some of the highlights this year…
Swanson 1 the suspected queen less hive was very quiet, so I donned on my newly repaired veil, and headed to see if the queen was indeed missing from the hive.
Wow what a great day in Auckland today and wow what a great turn out of new and existing members at the bee club. I gave a presentation about how to merge two hives together using the newspaper method. Have a look at this blog post for more details about this Mokoroa 1 Merge Thanks[…]Read More