This episode we talk about Bumper Honey season in New Zealand, Lithium? Is this another option? and Prisoners find the Buzz
This week we are talking about Bee-Friendly Gardens, Naked People and you want to be a Beekeeper. This is Episode Sixty Eight of our beekeeping podcast.
Today the weather in Auckland wasn’t the best, we did hear there was a cold storm coming from the south. We travelled down to Franklin to attend the monthly bee club meeting. A heavy shower hit the site when we arrived. An omen of things to come. Peter Smith started the meeting with a discussion[…]Read More
This week we are talking about New Rules, Counterfeit, when Being copied is not necessarily the Best form of Flattery, the Sum of Sugar and Honey, and North land Numbers Stack up for Whanau. This is Episode One Hundred and Nine of our beekeeping podcast.
How To Clean Beeswax – Here is the steps we use to Clean beeswax. The beeswax can then be used in candles or cosmetic products.
Started 13:23 – Weather windy but sunny Well Bethells 1 is due for an inspection, the sun and the bees were out and about. So we took the chance to do an inspection. The tin roof had been propolised down; I suspect this is part of the Bees efforts to close up for winter. Inspecting[…]Read More
What are the essential pieces of hive ware that make up a modern Langstroth beehive? Read Margaret’s great article on the five Essential Beehive Components you need to get started.
Frames become impregnated with pesticides, some the bees pick up from their foraging efforts and others from beekeepers placing treatments into their hives to remove mites. This need to be replaced on a regular basis.