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Backyard Beekeeping - gardening Australia article

GARDENING AUSTRALIA - BACKYARD BEEKEEPING I found this short article about keeping a Langstroth hive very interesting. I can relate to the…

Started by Lissa

6 Jan 7, 2016
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Fake Honey

When I opened my latest jar of honey from my usual supplier - a bulk goods place - the honey, which was a dark colour reminiscent of golden…

Started by Barbara Tealby

6 Nov 21, 2015
Reply by Lissa

Lending out native stingless bee hives

Someone told me that there is a setup locally in which the apiarist give you native bees and hive to look after  but will visit to take the…

Started by Dave Riley

7 Sep 20, 2015
Reply by Lissa

TOTALLY WILD VIDEO WITH BOB LUTTRELL

Thank you to Susanne who found the video: TOTALLY WILD

Started by Lissa

0 Aug 25, 2015

How to attract bees - downloadable publication

Follow the link for this publication from VALLEY BEES: Attract Bees.pdf · version 1

Started by Lissa

17 Aug 25, 2015
Reply by Lissa

23.08.15 NATIVE HIVE SPLIT AT LISSA'S

Follow the LINK to the Garden Visit group for the full report and photos. LINK TO NEWSPAPER ARTICLE LINK TO ANDREW CUMBERLAND'S VIDEO

Started by Lissa

0 Aug 24, 2015

37 Million Bees Dropped Dead After Farms In Ontario, Canada Sprayed Neonictinoids On Their GMO Crops

From EARTH WE ARE ONE: Follow the link to view the video Vanishing of the Bees - Official Trailer. 37 Million Bees Dropped Dead After Farms…

Started by Lissa

6 Jun 13, 2015
Reply by Lissa

Blue Banded Bees

An Australian Geographic article and video about Blue Banded Bees. Not noted in the article or video is it is only the males which roost a…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

4 Jun 5, 2015
Reply by Stevo

Winter and your stingless bee hive

Some good advice and a new book from the ZABELS: Russell & Janine ZabelKeepers of Australian Stingless Native Bees3597 Warrego HighwayH…

Started by Lissa

1 Jun 5, 2015
Reply by Stevo

Wild pollinator count

Just came across this http://wildpollinatorcount.com Bit late to participate fully this time (12-18 Apr 2015) I'll content myself by readin…

Started by Susanne

1 Apr 16, 2015
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

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