We are honored to talk to Tom Theobald. Tom is an advocate for the bees and has been involved in the campaign to save the bees in America. He is passionate about saving the bees and getting government regulators to ban dangerous pesticides such as the neonicotinoid class of pesticides.
Karen is a great gardener and guest writer who loves ‘real food’ so grows her own vegetables that she uses to prepare meals for herself and her family.
Bee Pollen Benefits – Bee pollen has been touted as a nutritious food for quite some time. But what are the benefits for you?
Well we’ve started our countdown to spring, but its hard to know the state-of-play for our girls – yes our Bees 🙂 Margaret discusses what is flowering at the kiwimana HQ.
Cormac from the United Kingdom discuss five ways to make your garden more Wildlife-Friendly. Some great tips to help you in planning your next garden.
Guest post from Ireland by Vanessa, Spring is just around the corner and our Northern Hemisphere beekeepers are looking forward to the Irish Springtime.
We just heard about the Eastwoodhill Arboretum conference from Barry Foster from the NBA that is is happening in Gisbourne on 26-27 April 2013. If you are the area it looks like a great place learn about how to help the bees…
This is a guest post from Frank Schuurman, who is a retired nurseryman living in West Auckland. Frank’s post is about the Australian plants currently flowering in New Zealand. These are great plants to help out the bees over winter…so get planting :D!!!
Hi over the last three days, I have had inspection trays in the Kiwimana Meshboards in some of our hives. Here are the results:- Whenupai 1 Varroa Count Tray placed 9 Jan 2012 18:30 (0 mites) Tray Checked 12 Jan 2012 18:30 (5 mites) =5/72 (Hours) = 0.069 per hour or 5/3 (Days) = 1.67 […]
Yahoo we have a new hive of beautiful bees from our good friend Rocky. He had a swarm from one of his hives, a few weeks back and he managed to put them into a new box. He offered us the resulting colony, which was very generous of him. Rocky has learnt a lot in […]