Alan Wade In the last Bee Buzz Box we introduced ourselves to doubled hives, examining the essential difference between them and two-queen hives. We then explored the modern version of the doubled hive, one that […]
Alan Wade Doubling hives is a remarkably old-fashioned way of keeping bees. I should know as I am of that ilk. But what is doubling and how does it differ from running common-or-garden single-queen hives […]
Beekeeper Alan Wade recently spoke at the September meeting on how to build strong bee colonies to make the best of early Spring honey flows. For access to the powerpoint used please click here.
Jerrabomberra Wetlands Apiary Saturday 28 September 201908.30-16.00 Canberra Region Beekeepers will conduct a hands on workshop exploring time-honoured methods for building bee numbers quickly and intervening to prevent swarming. The singular objective of the course […]
Building bees for the honey flow Alan Wade, Frank Derwent and Agnes Koros By now Canberra Region Beekeepers’ bees stirred, unseen, will be raising brood and tucking into their dwindling winter stores. So what might […]
A retrospective of CSIRO’s Dr. Francisco Encinas-Viso’s talk on the changing dynamics of insect gathering plant resources For those privileged enough to be at the Wednesday 18 July 2019 meeting of Canberra Region Beekeepers they […]