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What’s Blooming at kiwimana HQ? – Apiary Bee friendly Plants

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Hi Everyone,

This just a small blog with a few photos – see below.

A little update on the Apiary and whats blooming. Our small garden beds are doing well, Rosemary and Lavender flowered late and Thyme is taking off.

What's flowering in your garden ? Drop us an email: zn.oc.anamiwiknull@ofni

Its now Winter, 1st June has arrived and over the end of May I took some photo's of whats in flower at the moment….frankly not a lot ! …enjoy…

Thanks for taking the time to have a look…enjoy all your preparations for the new Bee Season 2014, starting 1st September. Get your hive-ware ready and contact us if you need some new stuff.

All the best.

Regards
Margaret
…it's the kiwimana buzz…

Alyssum, Unknown (maybe you can tell me what this one is? ), Red Rose ‘Precious Platinum', Forget me not (a fav of mine), White Rose ‘Margaret Merrill' (gorgeous and easy to propagate), Gorse, Metrosideros ‘Spring Fire', Miniature Magnolia which have a lovely scent and the Bees love these.

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Can't Remember

This rose is a Tea rose hybrid, but has the most amazing smell
This rose is a Tea rose hybrid, but has the most amazing smell

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I love this it has a wonderful scent and is an old fashioned Tea rose
I love this it has a wonderful scent and is an old fashioned Tea rose
This is regarded as an invasive pest weed here but the Bees love it - must remind them of older days
This is regarded as an invasive pest weed here but the Bees love it – must remind them of older days
A hybrid Pohutakawa
A hybrid Pohutakawa
Bees love this and it has a lovely scent
Bees love this and it has a lovely scent

Margaret Groot

Margaret is an avid 'Bee Enthusiast' who manages the Apiary, the Bees and their hives, she also provides Beekeeping Services and training for Beeginner Beekeepers.Phew...if that's not enough... she also works in the workshop assembling Beehive products for customers and the Apiary. (and delivers orders as well : )She loves to BLOG and chat about Bees, nature and Beekeeping.
She loves New Zealand native flora and fauna, her fav is the Kowhai...with Manuka honey close second ; )
Some of you may know that Margaret is a qualified Life Coach, she trained through the Coaching Academy in London and holds DipPC.Adv.

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  1. The pink flower is an impatien

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