Ho Ho Ho, The Joy of Christmas is on its way. We are drinking Mead and talking about The Auckland Beekeepers Club 70th Birthday, the Manuka Wars Continues and a New Tool in the Battle Against a Bee-Killing Bacteria.
On this show we talk about Swarms and Swarm Patrol with Andrew Guzowski who is a beekeeper from Sydney in Australia, he is the brains behind the Swarm Patrol website and has been keeping bees for thirty years.
This week we bring you a chat with Doug Purdie, Doug is a urban beekeeper based in Sydney Australia. We discuss Doug’s new book “Backyard Bees: A guide for the beginner beekeeper” and how he moved from a corporate job to a full time beekeeper.
This week we are talking about Springing into Bee Season 2017, Evolving Bees, a great herb has been discovered and Are you Getting Enough? This is Episode One Hundred and Twelve of our beekeeping podcast here in lil ol’ New Zealand.
This week we are talking about Commercial Beekeeping in Australia With Victor Croker from Australia. This is Episode Eighty four of our beekeeping podcast.
This is a guest post from Frank Schuurman, who is a retired nurseryman living in West Auckland. Frank’s post is about the Australian plants currently flowering in New Zealand. These are great plants to help out the bees over winter…so get planting :D!!!
Simon is an Outspoken Beekeeper and consumer advocate from Melbourne in Australia. Through his work on his Save The Bees website he has created a Honey Map for Australians. He is being sued for injurious falsehood and defamation by Capilano Honey Limited. We discuss this and more in the weeks interview.
This week we bring you some photos from Thomas in Queensland of honey extraction. Great to see the Ozzie bees doing so well.
A good article from theage in Australia about the impending arrival of Varroa Mites, also discusses the Asian Honey bee which sounds terrible. ITS Latin name is Varroa destructor and it is every bit as terrifying as it sounds. This tiny mite, no more than two millimetres long, has the potential to bring down not[…]Read More