It’s been my experience the consumer buying public don’t realise that Insecticides bought at the supermarket or hardware store could be harming Honey Bees and other Pollinators in their gardens. Here is an idea to help the consumer and Pollinators.
What are the basics to start Beekeeping. Margaret talks about the 6 Essential Pieces of Information About Beekeeping that will help you be successful.
What are the essential pieces of hive ware that make up a modern Langstroth beehive? Read Margaret’s great article on the five Essential Beehive Components you need to get started.
Have you ever wondered what you need to start Beekeeping? Here is the Essential Beekeeping Equipment to get started in Beekeeping.
Winters are the months that come out to be a little hard to survive for anybody. Here are some ideas for plants that will help bees during the coldest season.
It’s the end of the Bee Season for us now in New Zealand, so you won’t hear from us for the next little while, See you in the Bee Season 2017.
In this video we show you How to do a Sugar Shake Mite Count, using a sugar shake jar and icing or powdered sugar. Monitoring your Varroa mites levels is very important to ensure you know if things are getting out of hand in your colonies and if you need to take some form of action or treatment.
Can you make a living and still be a Treatment Free Beekeeper, we are honored to welcome Aaron Jennings from Jennings Apiaries on his first guest article. Here are five tips to make money with Treatment Free Beekeeping.
Trust us when we say this, a small yard is a blessing in disguise. There’s a lot that you can experiment with in case of small yards rather than the big luscious gardens. You can utilize a small space, make the most of it by undertaking planting and gardening and therefore, turn it into a creative tiny backyard with just a little effort.
Alastair, who is a designated inspector for Ministry for Primary Industries attended the site with Margaret to check our bees for Exotic diseases. What did you find?
If you have a lovely garden filled with fresh herbs, why not take this as an opportunity to create some of the best yet simple meals for you and your family? Whether you have rosemary, basil, or parsley, the recipes we have here will surely diversify your taste.
All you need to know about how bees make honey. The entire process has a lot of steps and bees working together to produce a small amount.