Category Archives: Beekeeping

News about our beehives, inspections and what we have found.

Beekeeping Practices – Varroa – 20th versus 21st Century

21st Century Beekeeping In our view, it is now time to review OLD beekeeping practices. Mostly in terms of how things have changed due to the appearance of the Varroa Destructor Mite (VDM). Image Credit: Female Varroa destructor on the head of a bee nymph by Gilles San Martin The Varroa Destructor Mite (VDM) It’s […]

How to Become an Insecticide Labelling Ninja

It’s been my experience the consumer buying public don’t realise that Insecticides bought at the supermarket or hardware store could be harming Honey Bees and other Pollinators in their gardens. Here is an idea to help the consumer and Pollinators.