Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
Angry Bees, some things to think about before re-queening. Margaret talks about some reasons why your bees may be grumpy.
In this podcast we chat with Raymond Huber an author who has recently published a book about Honey Bees for children called “Flight of the Honey Bee”
What to Look For During a Hive Inspection? Here are the top things we look for when doing a hive inspection.
A Bee Colony is with a Varroa infestation threat discovered by Margaret in routine apiary inspection.
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.
Hive Stand – What is a hive stand and do I really need one for my Bees Hives. We would say “Absolutely!!!”
We went along to the Auckland Bee Club to hear about Queens and the start of the swarming season in Auckland.
A tale of woe and despair, an update on what is happening at kiwimana and what we are doing to fix this issue.
Paraffin Wax and its uses for the beekeeper, it’s used by commercial beekeepers to disinfect hive parts that are infected by the American Foul Brood (AFB) virus.
In the fourth part of Margaret’s series about the start to the Bee Season at kiwimana HQ. Some great photos of bees and blooming flowers at this time of year.
Margarets third blog post about spring preparations for our Bee Season in New Zealand