Chris was born in kiwi Nirvania land but now lives in Sheffield, England “officially Europe’s greenest city” with his lovely wife Laura and son Jasper. Chris has been beekeeping for three years at Britmana HQ.
Moving Beehives A Short Distance, here is a method and some tips you can use to move a Beehives around your garden or backyard.
A story about how Blue Gloves can give you some nice looking Elephant hands and our visit to the Franklin Bee Club. If you are considering getting Blue Gloves for beekeeping then read this story.
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
In this video Margaret Shows your how to move an existing colony into a Long Bench Hive. She also offers some tips on how to manage bees.
Moving Beehives is an essential skill for any beekeeper to master. Here is how we move Beehives.
Managing pests is an important obligation for anyone that lives in New Zealand. One of biggest introduced pests here is the bushy-tailed possum (trichosurus bulletins), these marsupials destroy trees and eat native bird eggs. This is a review of the Good Natured Possum Trap.
We purchased a USB Microscope from Ecroyd Beekeeping at the Bee Conference, not really a Microscope more like a good macro lens. The beauty of this device is that you can plug it into your computer and take photos. So here are some photos:- Queen Bee One of a Queen Bee that was created by[…]Read More
The Beekeepers Q&A, the show on blab we attempt to answer your burning beekeeping questions. We are joined this week by Don “The Fat Bee Man”.
Wasps in your beehive – A Robbing Screen may help, we discuss using our Robbing Screen to deter Wasps and Honey Bees robbing your Bees.
What Happened A couple of weeks back we had an incident with the Remuera 1 hive. We were inspecting frames and the queen must have fallen from the it. When we were cleaning up after the inspection, we noticed a large cluster of bees gathered on the ground and then to our horror we noticed[…]Read More