"One of our Wyandotte hens has been spending most of the day in the nesting box for the last few days. She sits for about 3 or 4 hours before laying an egg. I've been chasing her out but she heads back in even after laying. Is this just broody…"
I installed two new packages the week before christmas. I've just opened them up for the second inspection and it looks like both queens have been busy laying, with one hive looking slightly stronger than the other. I noticed about…"
We are looking at establishing a native groundcover lawn at the front of our property in the hope of encouraging geckos and more birdlife into the garden.
Does anyone have any leptinella squalida or Pratia angulata plants that I can…"
"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…"
Thanks for your message. From what I have read I think it will be easier with a langstroth hive. I am planning on going along to the next Wellington beekeepers meeting and will hopefully get a few more tips from people.
Will have a…"
I'm looking at starting out with a few hives this year. Is there anyone in the Wellington region who is able to give me advice on setting up organic hives, looking at using foundation less frames etc."
For those who have something they would like to give away and those looking for something that might be lying round someone's garage. KEEP IT FOOD/GARDEN RELATED PLEASE. It may in some cases incur postage. That's up to you. Offers of swaps are OK.