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Bee Expo 2016 - Photos

I went along to the Bee Expo at Imbil, met and chatted to a lot of great people. Awesome day. There were talks about pollination, Small Hiv…

Started by StevoLatest Reply

Flow™ Hive - "It's Literally Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive!"

Radical new beekeeping method. Check out the video on the website FLOW HIVE: It's the beekeepers dream... Turn a tap and watch as pure fre…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

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Plans for a native bee hive

I'm attaching a simple set of photos with measurements for anyone who wants to build their own hives.   This is just how I build a standard…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

1 Aug 7
Reply by Valerie

Native hive splits - lessons I've learned

Six months ago, I did my first solo native bee hive split.  The thing that dawned on me was that hive placement was really important.  The…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

1 Jul 31
Reply by Adam Baker

Hive Haven

At the Nambour garden show, there was a stand with these native bee houses https://www.hivehaven.com.au They are hexagon and made from recy…

Started by GayleD

9 Jul 15
Reply by Lissa

What to Look for When Inspecting Native Bee Hives After Splitting

A good factual video from Self Sufficient Me HERE. This video shows how to inspect native stingless bee hives to see how they are doing aft…

Started by Lissa

13 Mar 28, 2017
Reply by Lissa

SNB hives available - Brighton (Greg)

The original posting went AWOL. Here is Greg's contact details. Greg's Native Stingless Bees (Brighton - Greg) 0474 299 821  

Started by Lissa

9 Mar 8, 2017
Reply by conrad maharaj

BEE POSTER

These posters can be purchased HERE for $20 each. QLD native bee poster: NSW native bee poster:

Started by Lissa

6 Jan 19, 2017
Reply by Lissa

RENDERING DOWN THE BEESWAX

After collecting the honey I end up with a large amount of bees wax intermixed with honey and other stuff (the odd dead bee etc) which I do…

Started by Lissa

5 Jan 6, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Flow™ Hive - "It's Literally Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive!"

Radical new beekeeping method. Check out the video on the website FLOW HIVE: It's the beekeepers dream... Turn a tap and watch as pure fre…

Started by Lissa

43 Jan 5, 2017
Reply by Lissa

SNB hives available - vertical split - Brighton (Kevin)

Native bee hives with bees included for sale in Brisbane and surrounding SE QLD areas. Innovative Vertical Split design for easy splitting…

Started by Lissa

1 Dec 31, 2016
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

My native bees are sleeping rough!

We split our native bee hive about 3 weeks ago, and the bees have been active around both. I notice a large number of bees not returning t…

Started by Gwenneth Lippiatt

2 Dec 18, 2016
Reply by Lissa

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