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How to Install a NUC Beehive to a Full Hive

The best indication that your swarm has been successful is when it's expanded into a full sized colony. From a...
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Why Australia Needs to Get Rid of Glyphosate

Recent reports has shown that NZ Manuka honey is contaminated with glyphosate. That means anyone that consumed NZ's Manuka honey...
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Which Type of Beehive is the One For You?

Did you know that there are three different types of beehive used around the world? If you are having trouble...
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Queen Excluder 101: Should My Beehive Have One?

Many beginners struggle to decide whether to begin beekeeping with a queen excluder installed. This blog post will show you...
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8 Simple Steps to Capture a Swarm of Bees

When spring arrives, you’ll see a lot of swarms around. To capture a swarm of bees is one of the...
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The Basics of Splitting a Beehive

Once spring arrives, you’ll see your beehive boom. There will be a massive increase in population, increase in honey stores...
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What To Expect In Your Beehive During Spring

If you would like to start beekeeping, spring is the best time to do so! The beehive becomes the busiest...
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Beekeeping Chat with Dwayne and Peter Barr

Last 23rd of June, we had the pleasure to have a beekeeping chat with Peter Barr. He is the host...
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Traditional Beekeeping and Honey

Traditional beekeeping has been a practice for years. The native land owners have been harvesting honey from the bush over...
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Global Brands Supports Urban Beekeeping

The rise of urban beekeeping has called the attention of many global brands, including IKEA. The global movement “Save the...
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Winter Management: Learning About Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

There is another threat to the bee populations that we do not know much about. Many countries have shown efforts...
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Winter Management: Causes of Winter Failure

Winter for beekeepers is one of the most crucial seasons, it's either you make it or break it for the...
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Winter Management: Preparation For the Next Beekeeping Season

Now that you have closed off your beehives, what’s next? It’s time to start the preparation for the next beekeeping...
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Things to Remember Before Inspecting Your Beehive

You’ve probably heard of the advice - inspect your beehives regularly to maintain a strong colony. While that is true,...
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Your Ultimate Guide to Relocating Beehives

Relocating beehives can be one of the most unenjoyable activities in beekeeping. Most hobbyists don’t need to do this essentially,...
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Navigating Through Honey Bee’s Orientation Flights

Most of us have asked this question before: Are my bees swarming? Then we receive an answer from the experts...
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Native Flowering Plants to Attract Australian Native Bees

Now that you’ve built a bee hotel, it’s time to think about the native bees’ source of food and attracting...
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Hosting an AirBeeNBee: Bee Hotel Guide

Winter season is upon us. The cold front, chilly breeze and wetter days are coming. There will be less foraging...
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Flowering Plants to Add to your Garden this Winter

Winter is that season where we all layer up and flowering plants are uncommon. However, you can change that! There...
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Autumn Management: Worker Bees Kicking Out the Drones

For a beginner, seeing a lot of evicted or even dead bees outside the hives is startling. We’re here to...