Nativo Budding

This article will show the process and progress of Budding / Eduction using the Nativo Box. **Disclaimer – This is just the way i’m doing it, I’m not following any instructions or recommendations from the box designer. This may not be the method they recommend. The Nativo box has a…

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Goodrich Box Budding

This article will show the process and progress of Budding / Eduction using the Goodrich Box. **Disclaimer – This is just the way i’m doing it, I’m not following any instructions or recommendations from the box designer. This may not be the method they recommend. I’ve taken the bottom box…

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So you want to buy some 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. Which bees do you like? There’s over 2000 species of native bees in Australia, most of those are Solitary Bees, with 11 species being Social…

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Brood Temperature Monitoring

David at Northside Native Bees is a bit of a wiz with gadgets and has built his own monitoring system. The device measures outside temperature and also Brood temperature. The information is sent via wifi to his computer then updates his website every six minutes.     Below: Previously the…

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Pollination Box – Getting Bees in!

I recently purchased a new Pollination Box sold by Sugarbag Bees because i was interested in the design of the box. This box is designed with the purpose for crop pollination on farms. It’s a PVC construction and has no honey super top frame so isn’t intended for honey extraction. The box is…

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