Moving Beehives is an essential skill for any beekeeper to master. Here is how we move Beehives.
A tale of woe and despair, an update on what is happening at kiwimana and what we are doing to fix this issue.
One thing we have learnt over-time is that its best to bee preparing for the coming season in this season.
How to make a Beehive Box – An article about how we make Macrocarpa hive boxes at kiwimana. With tips on how to assemble your Beehive boxes.
Paraffin Wax and its uses for the beekeeper, it’s used by commercial beekeepers to disinfect hive parts that are infected by the American Foul Brood (AFB) virus.
We chat with Karen Bean from Marple Falls, Washington State. Karen runs a successful Beekeeping Business and blog from the Brookfield Bees and Honey Farm.
In this article Margaret goes further into swarms and how as a beekeeper you can reduce the chances of your colonies swarming. Margaret also discusses basic information on how to collect a Bee Swarm.
A blog post about how we are all preparing for the New Zealand Beekeeping Season starting in Spring.
What is a Bee Frame Holder and why are there so useful. Sick of bending over or tripping over frames, while inspecting your valuable bees, well you need a Bee Frame Holder.