"Slap" – The hive tool holder

Having your hive tool in the pocket of your bee suit is convenient. But, have you ever found that it can snag when you draw it out, particularly when it gets a bit of honey or wax on it? I found a local leather worker who uses Australian leather. I had a hive tool...

Product Vendors

If you are selling bee-related products and are looking for a wider client base then have you thought about selling through the internet? I’m thinking of those people who sell at the occasional market or to friends and family. The products could be wax food...
RECIPES

RECIPES

Over the last few years I have had hundreds of people attend my Beekeeping For Beginners course and I hope the majority have enjoyed the courses and gained something from them. All of those that attended will have witnessed the wonderful support of my wife with her...
Bee Lore (not law)

Bee Lore (not law)

History has demonstrated that we humans used to be pretty superstitious some time ago. I think it safe to say that we are less superstitious now than we were say a couple of hundred years ago. But some superstitions have lasted the test of time. Did you know there is...

Hives For Sale

A friend of mine is rather reluctantly having to sell her stock of hives (with bees). She has two hives for sale at $450. See these pictures… Two full depth brood boxes and a Manley honey super Two full depth brood boxes and a Manley honey super She also has two...