Learning from the “Barefoot Beekeeper”. Nicks account of the recent training he attended at Alpha Farm with Phil Chandler the famous “Barefoot Beekeeper”
To make your garden as comfortable and attractive as possible, you’ll want to consider several different garden accessories to add to the outdoor space.
Kiwimana Strategy Meeting for Wintering down the apiary. We identified some key areas to consider…. Apiary Weather Treatments Feeding Bee Keeping Practices
Auckland Council have put Bees under the “Animal Management Bylaws”. Margaret discusses her views on this move.
This post is about the NZ Natural Beekeeping Conference that Gary spoke at over the weekend. This includes the full speech and slide show for people that didn’t make the event or for anyone that wants to relive the talk.
Finished building some screen bottom boards today. Screen bottom boards have a few advantages. Help reduce the varroa mites due to natural fall (The mites fall through the screen) Provides a way for you to count mites Provides increased ventilation for the bees Reduces moisture in the hive over winter I would recommend looking into[…]Read More