The art of beekeeping can be very exciting, but if you are a beginning beekeeper, you are most likely going to make some mistakes. Of course, no beekeeper will intentionally want anything to go wrong, but it happens. This article to contains ten major mistakes a new beekeeper makes.
One thing we have learnt over-time is that its best to bee preparing for the coming season in this season.
Today we did an inspection on the Goldie hive, we checked the two supers, the new one that we added last time has been drawn out but not much Nectar. There was no condensation at all today, I suspect that the hole in the lid liner is making a difference, Margaret doesn’t agree but that’s[…]Read More
This week we are talking about Smokers and what is best for using as smoker fuel, what are the Scots up to in their Tenements and Dangerous work conditions
We were asked the other day, What do you use for Bee Smoker Fuel? We answer that and also discuss coffee sacks.
Decided to not use my huge gloves today, to see what it would be like. Got stung as the Bee’s seem very aggressive today for some reason. Maybe it was the windy weather, it was bright and sunny but quite windy. But calm down by the hives. Checked the new Brood Box and it was[…]Read More
We are talk to Bill Catherall from Portland, Oregon about why he produces Beekeeping videos.
We went along to the Auckland Bee Club this morning. It was great to catch up with everyone and good to see a lot of new faces. Paul Walsh and Dennis discussed how to build frames, very useful information for new beekeepers indeed. I wish I had heard this talk before I started building my[…]Read More