Went along to Auckland Bee Club today for the field day. It was a great day and attendance was good. Great to catch up with two of our blog readers at the meeting, Barry and William. William is young man who is passionate about bees, great to see : ) …I think he’ll do well […]
Hi, Here is an interesting article from Janet Luke about creating a Bee Friendly Garden. Even if you can’t keep bees you can help them out by planting some great sources of pollen and nectar for them. Thanks Gary via Creating a bee-friendly garden :: Good :: New Zealand’s guide to sustainable living.
Well after some months after losing Goldie we decided to do an inspection of the frames and the hive. The hive is looking damp and mouldy.
Sad news today our first hive which we thought our strongest hive has died. We have noticed lately that the hive has been very quiet. Today we noticed some comings and goings but these were German wasps or yellow jackets for our American readers. We opened up the hive to discover a hand full of […]
Inspected the hive today, we had noticed that the landing board has been very quiet lately, so we suspected all was not well inside the hive. The have had two full boxes, and the Bees haven’t done anything with the new top box that was placed over one month ago. Got down to the bottom […]