Beekeeping Articles

Beekeeping Articles

Opening a Hive

Things You Should Do Each & Every Time You Open A Hive.

By Lindsay Wilson

Observation - Of the area and hive, flight paths, activity, pollen going into the hive, guard bees, and the most important is the weather e.g; Temperature and wind.

Where to Start Beekeeping

Joining a club is a great place to start

Chris Gerraty

Beekeeping is becoming a more and more popular past time / hobby with the increased awareness of Bees and how important they are to our way of life. The best way to find out how to get into beekeeping / apiary is to come and visit our club.

Meade Recipe

Chris' Double Fermented Aged Honey Meade

Chris Gerraty

Be patient, this Meade will take about 18 months before it is ready to drink and the longer you leave it, the better it is. Club members that tasted it in Jan 2015 will now know that what they tasted had matured in the bottle for 2 years. Prior to this there was about 10 Months of fermentation and shelving.