What types of Beehives are available in New Zealand, Margaret investigates the differences in the different hive types.
We got some new supplies yesterday and today we set up some new NUCs. We checked out the frame that we put into Honey 1 the other day. The bees had expanded the comb and the Queen (which we saw today) had laid some eggs near the edge. I trimmed the comb back to eggs[…]Read More
Yesterday we finished building out new NUC box; we also bought a new bench saw which helped a lot getting the cheap wood to be square. Finding Tin for the roof was hard work, so I decided to use a piece of plastic sheeting to hopefully make the box waterproof. I have painted the box[…]Read More