This week we are talking about Beekeeping in Wellington with Frank Lindsay. This is Episode Eighty Six of our beekeeping podcast.
Today I went along to the Mid Month Auckland Bee Club meeting, the discussion was based on swarms, which was run by Dennis a very experienced bee-keeper. These mid monthly meetings are more about getting together with like-minded people, that also love bees. On my way home I went around to Franks house to check[…]Read More
This is a guest post from Frank Schuurman, who is a retired nurseryman living in West Auckland. Frank’s post is about the blue plants currently flowering in New Zealand. These are great plants to help out the bees over winter…so get planting :D!!!
Well a busy night moving bees around West Auckland. We picked up our swarm lure, which was overflowing with a swarm :). We wanted to move this colony within our own property, but as this was less than 2 miles away, we employed the 2 feet or 2 mile rule (Even if New Zealand uses[…]Read More