21st Century Beekeeping In our view, it is now time to review OLD beekeeping practices. Mostly in terms of how things have changed due to the appearance of the Varroa Destructor Mite (VDM). The Varroa Destructor Mite (VDM) It’s threat to the Honey Bee (Apis Melifera) in the 20th Century varroa caused such devastation. Honey[…]Read More
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.
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.
Urban Beekeeping is alive and well in Auckland City, New Zealand! The Story Behind the Last Beginners Kit of 2016
Yes it’s that time to plan for the coming season, and in this article, as the sun sets on Summer we are talking about preparing for Autumn
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?
An update from Lorin and John in Greece about their Beginner Beekeeping adventures. We compare what has been happening during Spring and Summer in Greece.
A robbing-screen is a screen which can be placed in the front of the honey beehive entrance – Its purpose is to help save your colonies from Robbing Bees and Wasps !
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.
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.
Beginner Beekeeper shares first season experiences, and challenges faced with the local High Tides.
We hope this will help those having difficulty extracting Manuka/Kanuka honey frames, a great tip from Clive.