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Want to buy native bees and don’t know where to start?

Which bees do you like? There’s approximately 2000 species of native bees in Australia, most of those are Solitary Bees, with 11 species being Social Stingless Bees. Read More…


Outhouse Hive

I’ve been playing with the design trying to develop a cheaper and more simple version, but i seemed to have gone off track and made it more complex. A timber roof makes the box more kid friendly, instead of rusty tin. White paint for the main body, stained timber roof and splash of colour on the boots to brighten things up. Read More….


Observation Tower

This observation hive is based on using two standard frames internally. These frames can be removed, split and placed in to other display towers of the same design. Each frame has a volume of 3 litres. Read More…


Solitary Bee Observation Block

Some Solitary Bees like Resin Bees will create their nest in small tunnels or grooves and for most of us it’s a mystery what happens inside the tunnels. This observation block allows the nests to be easily viewed without causing any disturbance or damage. Read More…


Macro Photography Tips

Macro photography can be very challenging. You need patience, and the only way to get the shots you want is to practice. Besides patience and practice, I’ve found over the years that good light really makes the photo. Read the full article…


Australian Native Bee Hives – Design and Construction of Boxes  – Redcliffe Qld