Tag Archives: queen

Drone Comb – What is it?

What are drone bee cells and why is it so attractive to varroa mites? Find [...]

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The Franklin Bee Club and the Kiwimana Meshboard

We went along to the Franklin Bee Clubs Meeting, today's discussions were about varroa mites, [...]

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Barbecue Sauce? – KM003

The third Beekeeping Podcast podcast from the team at Kiwimana. We discuss Hot Barbecue Sauce, [...]

Wrapping up your bees with a moisture quilt?

Winter is just around the corner, so it’s time to get the bees ready for [...]

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Never hold a frame full of bees away from the hive

What Happened A couple of weeks back we had an incident with the Remuera 1 [...]

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Inspecting Hives and Sending Bees in the post?

It was time to inspect hives today in between painting bee hive boxes and dodging [...]

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AFB Check at Earthsong

Went along to check on a hive at the Earthsong, which is an Eco-Neighbourhood project [...]

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Luring a passing Swarm of Bees!!!

Today I was busy building a swarm trap, which isn’t really a trap as the [...]

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Fun with the Microscope Camera – We Found a German Wasp Queen

We purchased a USB Microscope from Ecroyd Beekeeping at the Bee Conference, not really a [...]

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Honey 1 extraction

Today we checked the hive for any frames that had mostly capped honey and glad [...]

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