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Canadian Honey Collection Beehive Pics

Canadian Honey Collection Beehive Pics

I recently had my local barista tell me her brother was overseas working on bee farm during a honey harvest....
Honey from our Beehives

Honey from our Beehives

Beehive harvest honey. Just did a check on our beehives we have south of Perth, as you can see from...
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Bees becoming happy in the flowers wattle

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Varroa mite in Victoria

Varroa mite in Victoria

The dreaded pest which Australia escaped infestation so far, appears to have been securely cleaned up since its arrival into...
Bee stand display

Bee stand display

A recent demonstration by Bee2bee on basic equipment and also a live bee Bee display was a recent event. The...
Bee display see through manufacture

Bee display see through manufacture

The see through Bee display does not get any easier than this. To make one of these take a standard...
Boxes and frames never enough :)

Boxes and frames never enough :)

We all know that some of the consumables in beekeeping and Bee hive Consumables, can catch us out. Quite often...
Order time for Hives new homes for our Bees

Order time for Hives new homes for our Bees

Just completed some large orders for customers glad to get them moving. Bee hives galore lots of new homes for...
Perth Royal show

Perth Royal show

Sarah and Simon from Southern Forrest Honey were manning the stand this year and showing their wares of honey with...
Beehive Removal and Relocation from Way Up High. One for the Birds!

Beehive Removal and Relocation from Way Up High. One for the Birds!

Bee2Bee Beehive Removal Reclaims a Local Bird Nesting Box. Usually we're very busy in our warehouse, but occasionally Bee2Bee performs...
Orders completed for custom Beehive boxes

Orders completed for custom Beehive boxes

Specialised request for purpose built boxes has just been completed for specialised bee hives. 3 coats of paint with purpose...
Bee Swarm location and friendly removal

Bee Swarm location and friendly removal

Getting  a call out  before the nasty spray came out  from a resident gardener. The location was a busy car...
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The Worldwide Debate Over Neonicotinoids and Bees Continues

Are neonicotinoids slowing killing bees? Earlier this month the UK Government re-iterated its position on use of neonicotinoids. Research has shown...
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Working with Growers to Protect Bees and Beehives from Pesticides

David Mendes' presentation at the 3rd Australian Beekeeping Congress addressed Beekeeper Liasion with Growers on Pesticides.    David Mendes is a retired...
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Who is poisoning bees in the Northern Territory?

About 1 million bees dead in NT after suspected deliberate poisoning incident, according to the ABC. You've really got to...
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Move over Manuka: Jarrah and Marri is the new Medicinal Honey buzz

Western Australia has something special up its sleeve when it comes to medicinal honey.  Manuka honey has been in the...
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Your Holiday Beekeeping Checklist for the Summer

Going away over the summer? Here's a handy holiday beekeeping checklist to keep in mind. It's summer - and your...
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Beekeeping for Beginners: What are the Legal Requirements for Beekeeping in Your Area?

Do you know the legal requirements for beekeeping in your area?   Thinking about getting a backyard/recreational beehive? One thing is...
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Honeybees May Be Resistant to Toxic Compounds

A recent article in Science News details exciting research that describes how honeybees may be resistant to toxic compounds used...
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The Farmer Wants a Hive

A very interesting article appeared in The Conversation  May 23, 2018, titled “The farmer wants a hive? Inside the world...
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Get the Buzz on Bees in the Burbs

An article appeared in The Post newspaper on June 23, 2018 on page 68 Titled Get the buzz on bees...
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Firefighters Begin Mopping up After Major WA Bushfires

Emergency services credit the tireless work of career and volunteer firefighters — along with some much-needed and timely rain —...
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How to Remove a Monster Beehive

Yesterday the ABC reported on a "monster hive" removal from the ceiling of a Queensland bathroom. We could tell you...
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The Fascinating Science Behind Building Bee Sting Venom Immunity

Would you get regular injections of bee venom if it made you immune to bee stings? Beekeepers have to be...
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New Research Shows that Weedkiller Glyphosate is Bad for Bees

Research shows that the world’s most used weedkiller, Glyphosate (RoundUp), damages the beneficial bacteria in the guts of honeybees. This...
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Are honey testing methods reliable enough to prove adulteration?

The ABC reports that the ACCC found honey testing methods not reliable enough to prove adulteration. It's been a couple...
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Video: Our latest “monster beehive” removal

Some very busy bees came with our latest beehive removal in Perth. Yesterday we returned to North Perth to remove...
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Word Battles: Who Gets to Call their Honey Manuka?

The great manuka honey debate between Australian and New Zealand continues. Bees make manuka honey from the nectar of Leptospermum scoparium...
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AI (Artificial Intelligence) Enabled Hive Network To Help Save the Bees

The World Bee Project has partnered with technology giant Oracle to gather data from a "smart hive" network. Last month...
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Nionicotinoids Study Shows Worrying Effect on Bumblebee Brooding

Research shows low level exposure to neonicotinoid insecticide reduces bumblebee brooding activity. But the jury is still out on "neurobiologically...