This week we bring you some photos from Thomas in Queensland of honey extraction. Great to see the Ozzie bees doing so well.
Well guys its swarming season season here in New Zealand, we have had a few days of summer weather and the bees have made good use of it. We attended three swarms in the Auckland Region.
Tonight we went along to the Henderson/Massey local board to present a proposal to add a local Beekeepers swarm catcher’s list, to the Auckland Council’s knowledge database, for call centre and license and compliance teams.
Henderson Massey local board,full bee suit,Earthbound Honey,Assid Corban
We got an email from Aaron this morning about a swarm in Glen Eden, that had landed in his front garden. When we got there we had to say “wow” it was the biggest swarm I have every seen. A colony that decides to swarm, will keep swarming until the hive is empty. The amount […]
Today I was busy building a swarm trap, which isn’t really a trap as the bees can leave any time. So it really should be called a swarm lure. We see it as a way to save a passing swarm by providing a suitable home for them. A swarm in the wild will usually die […]
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 […]