Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
A Bee Colony is with a Varroa infestation threat discovered by Margaret in routine apiary inspection.
A tale of woe and despair, an update on what is happening at kiwimana and what we are doing to fix this issue.
Angry Bees, some things to think about before re-queening. Margaret talks about some reasons why your bees may be grumpy.
How to make a Beehive Box – An article about how we make Macrocarpa hive boxes at kiwimana. Tips on how to assemble your Beehive boxes.
Paraffin Wax and its uses for the beekeeper, it’s used by commercial beekeepers to disinfect hive parts that are infected by the American Foul Brood (AFB) virus.
In this podcast we chat with Raymond Huber an author who has recently published a book about Honey Bees for children called “Flight of the Honey Bee”
Hive Stand – What is a hive stand and do I really need one for my Bees Hives. We would say “Absolutely!!!”
In the fourth part of Margaret’s series about the start to the Bee Season at kiwimana HQ. Some great photos of bees and blooming flowers at this time of year.
What to Look For During a Hive Inspection? Here are the top things we look for when doing a hive inspection.