Collecting Bee Swarms – We talk to “Swarm Patrol’s” Andrew Guzowski – KM097


This week we are talking to Andrew Guzowski from Australia, This is Episode Ninety Seven of our beekeeping podcast.

Chris and Laura Enjoy another summer day in London
Chris and Laura Enjoy another summer day in London

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Welcome To the kiwimana buzz…

Hi, it’s Gary and Margaret here, We are beekeepers from the hills of the Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland, New Zealand. Our podcast is about beekeeping, Gardening and bit of politics about environmental issues. We also have been known to go off on tangents about other issues.


Andrew is a beekeeper from Sydney in Australia, he is the brains behind the SwarmPatrol website and has been keeping bees for thirty years.

Here is what you will discover

  • How Andrew got started in beekeeper?
  • What motivated Andrew to create Swarm Patrol?
  • How Swarm Patrol can help you get more Swarms
  • A funny Swarm experience that explains why you should always wear a veil.
  • How to prepare for your first Swarm Collection.
  • Why Swarm Patrol is free for all Beekeepers.

Resources mentioned in the show

  • Become a SwarmPatroller HERE
  • Swarm Patrol Facebook Page is HERE
  • Follow the Swarm Patrol on Twitter HERE

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