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
Its now well into Autumn here in New Zealand – April 2015. This beekeeping season we have really enjoyed a long Summer even though the honey flow was late, our Honey Bee splits were late – its been pretty challenging all-round this Bee Season but all-in-all we have now have some strong colonies going in to Winter.
Followers of our FaceBook page would have seen the terrible weather we had in Auckland over the weekend which inspired us to continue further work on our “Kiwimana Hive Roof” prototype. I spent time finishing off our prototype after visiting our local wood yard (also buying some more wood for other “ideas” and projects). The[…]Read More
Were you thinking about creating a beautiful landscape in your yard? Well, for gardening beginners, there are numerous tips and tricks to growing and maintaining a gorgeous garden. Here is our best advice on how to create a flower garden that’ll look pretty everyday of the year.
Varroa Treatments – This article is about the Autumn Varroa Treatments that we have just completed and the results we got with our treatments.
This week we are talking to Beekeeping for Dummies author “Howland Blackiston” from Connecticut in the USA. This is Episode One Hundred and Eight of our beekeeping podcast.
Mokoroa Varroa Count Tray placed 20 Mar 2011 18:45 (0 mites) Tray Checked 23 Mar 2011 18:45 (5 mites) =5/72 (Hours) = 0.07 per hour or 5/3 (Days) = 1.67 mites per day Still a very low count, this is probably due the hives small size. Bethells 1 Varroa Count Tray placed 20 Mar 2011[…]Read More