Relocating beehives can be one of the most unenjoyable activities in beekeeping. Most hobbyists don’t need to do this essentially, however, there are just some cases when it’s the only option. Us beekeepers follow a rule when we’re relocating beehives. It may sound simple, but it can turn your colony upside down if you don’t…

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Most of us have asked this question before: Are my bees swarming? Then we receive an answer from the experts saying, “They could be having orientation flights”. As a beginner you would be wondering, “Bees have orientation flights?”  Through those many questions, we’ll debacle what is the difference between swarming and orientation flights and why…

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Now that you’ve built a bee hotel, it’s time to think about the native bees’ source of food and attracting them to stay in your hotel. Start attracting native bees with not just any flowers, but by adding native flowering plants to your garden or anywhere near your bee hotel!  Most of the Australian native…

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Winter season is upon us. The cold front, chilly breeze and wetter days are coming. There will be less foraging activities which also means less beekeeping activities that will leave you bored and nothing else to do. Instead, you can start to build a bee hotel for our native bees! Here’s a small guide on…

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