Creating a new hive

For Methods 1 to 4 you will need an existing hive colony – either already purchased or naturally occurring on your property. Buy a Native Bee Hive full with Bees – see a list of sellers here AussieBee.com.au/SellerList Methods of creating a new hive 1. Splitting: You already have a native bee hive and are separating […]

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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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Plants for Bees

Start a Bee Garden!! … Start getting your bee garden prepared. Here’s a list of some favourite bee plants and flowers: Abelia, Butterfly Bush, Bottlebrush – Callistemon, Gum Blossom, Spider Flower, Lavender, Tea Tree, Honey Myrtle, Rosemary, Daisies, Grevilleas, Salvias, Roses, Duranti If you have a vegie garden you can let the plants go to […]

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