Beehive Frames – How to build Beehive Frames, here is how we manually build Beehive frames at kiwimana.
Powdered sugar shake – How to do a Powdered sugar shake to check the count of varroa mites living in your bee colony. A Step by step guide with thresholds.
This article explains how we do hive splitting with great success. This disrupts the varroa mites and also increases your colonies.
Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
How to make a Beehive Box – An article about how we make Macrocarpa hive boxes at kiwimana. With tips on how to assemble your Beehive boxes.
We have had great success with using the vaporizer to control varroa mites in our bee colonies, in this article we discuss the method involved in treating your bee hives successfully.
It’s the time of the year in the Waitakere Ranges that the common and German wasps/Yellow Jackets are out and about looking for a free meal, if you don’t want that free meal to come from your beehive read this article.