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Liz replied to Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana's discussion Where to Buy? in the group Vermiculture
"I have been extremely happy with my purchases of two worm farms with multiple layers from earth angel 09 834 0699. www.earthangel.co.nz"
Nov 23, 2014
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana commented on Pete Russell's group Bees
"We chatted with Cliff Van Eaton recently. Cliff Van Eaton is an apicultural consultant and Author, he was born in Canada but has lived in New Zealand for over half of his life. He is the author of the book "Manuka The Biography Of An…"
Nov 13, 2014
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana joined Catherine's group
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Against Monsanto

In this group we will seek to raise awareness about this corporation that has spread genetically modified seed all over the world, pushed their herbicide "roundup"  for years and is trying now to eradicate ALL organic agriculture, and soon gardens!!!!!   You think it is impossible? I thought so to  ....See More
Aug 2, 2014
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana replied to Maree W's discussion More than one Queen in the group Bees
"Hmmm Dead Bees, could be just the normal winter die off. Or could be something else. Normally a colony will remove the dead bees, is the hive pretty weak? If there is not much honey then yes I would feed them with 50/50 Sugar / Water mixture. If…"
Aug 19, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana replied to Maree W's discussion More than one Queen in the group Bees
"Hi Maree, First off I would remove the Queen Excluder over winter or place it below the roof, you don't want the cluster of bees moving up and leaving the Queen or in your case Queens behind. If it was a summer I would say move the other Queens…"
Jun 10, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana replied to Liz's discussion RE: Help please: Bees (question from Jacqui Knight) in the group Bees
"Hi Jacqui, I have also heard that Penny Royal works as well, probably the best thing is lots of high flowing through the supers.  The moths don't like the cold breeze. Thanks...Gary"
May 14, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana left a comment for Tegan Prescott
"Hi Tegan, That's great the bees are always looking for new people to look after them. Probably the closest Bee club is in Christchurch http://www.chchbeekeepers.org.nz/ The NBA are having a Bee Conference in Ashburton in June, that might be a…"
Apr 21, 2013
Tegan Prescott left a comment for Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana
"Hi ya!nope no bees very interested in learning on day tho!!and wanting to find some1 local with raw honey,ive heard its really good for the immune system/and allergies:)ive just moved to Ashburton from Nelson so nt sure if theres any local bee…"
Apr 21, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana commented on Pete Russell's group Bees
"How did you varroa treatments go this year guys?  I have written an article about the Autumn Varroa Treatments that we have just completed and the results we got with our treatments. Its here if you want to read it:- Varroa Treatments…"
Apr 21, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana left a comment for Tegan Prescott
"Hi Tegan, Just noticed that you have joined the  Bee Page on ooooby , If you interested in Bees you many also enjoy our blog and podcast.  Which can be found at http://kiwimana.co.nz. So do you currently have bees? See ya…Gary y"
Apr 21, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana left a comment for Brett Corlett
"Hi Brett, Welcome to the Bee Page.  You may also like our blog at http://kiwimana.co.nz, see ya...Gary"
Apr 20, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana left a comment for Pipa Henderson
"Hi Pipa, Welcome to the Bee Group Gary kiwimana"
Apr 15, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana left a comment for Diane Greenwood
"Welcome to the bee group Diane...Gary"
Apr 14, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana commented on Pete Russell's group Bees
"The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #16 – Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin We had great fun recording this show last weekend, if you didn't managed to get to the live show. It has now been released on video and as an audio…"
Mar 2, 2013
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana left a comment for Marcia Ann Meehan
"RIP Marcia, you will be missed…Gary and Margaret"
Dec 4, 2012
Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana commented on Pete Russell's group Bees
"Hi All, Not sure if any of you listen to podcasts on your mobile phone or MP3 Player.  But just in case we have released a new edition of our Beekeeping and Gardening podcast.  Here is the link:- Our Latest Podcast Bee news from a Kiwi…"
Oct 16, 2012

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We haven't started our garden yet, hopefully next spring when we have sorted out our land. We are busy with our Bees and hope to also expand that next year as well.

Check out our Bee-keeping blog at http://kiwimana.co.nz

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At 2:47pm on April 21, 2013, Tegan Prescott said…

Hi ya!nope no bees very interested in learning on day tho!!and wanting to find some1 local with raw honey,ive heard its really good for the immune system/and allergies:)ive just moved to Ashburton from Nelson so nt sure if theres any local bee keepers around??

At 7:30pm on August 26, 2011, Stu Miller said…

Hi Gary and Margaret,

 

I'm interested in buying a couple of screened bottom boards if you're still making and selling them. Please let me know how much you sell them, I've just bought my first hives and hopefully will be able to get a swarm from someone at the Wellington beekeeping club.

 

 

At 8:42pm on December 14, 2010, Rodney Dunn said…

Yep...  joined up some time back. 

At 9:24pm on December 13, 2010, Megan said…

she is very pretty and aptly named :)

At 1:46pm on December 13, 2010, Megan said…

welcome, it your dog an akita?

 
 
 

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