Cadaghi Seed & Resin

The contraversial topic of the Cadaghi – Corymbia torelliana Native to North Queensland, it’s classed as a weed in areas like Brisbane. It’s been widely used in private gardens and by councils over the years on footpaths and parks so it’s scattered everywhere around Brisbane and likely here to stay. Seeds Stingless Bees like the […]

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New to Native Bees?

Hopefully this article will get you started in the right direction. This page lightly touches on everything from Bee species through workshops, publications and clubs. As a buyer you have a duty of care, once you have bees you should keep learning how to best care for them.   Which bees do you like? There’s […]

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Pests or not?

There’s a lot of different insects you’ll notice in your garden. Some don’t bother the bees at all and some can destroy your precious bee hive. Mostly the threat is from new larvae destroying the hive colony from the inside. Weak colonies are more at risk. Hoverflies that look similar to the one below don’t […]

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Timbers for Hives

What kind of timber should you use for making Native Bee boxes? Most people will just be using what ever they have or are familiar with which is ok. I’ve used Hoop Pine, Cypress, Cedar, Victorian Ash and they all have made nice boxes. The Cedar is very soft and easy on the tools where […]

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