Category Archives: Bees

10 February 2017 2:32pm – Heat Wave

If you have pets, particularly elderly ones, please take special care of them this weekend. Do whatever you can to keep them as cool as possible, mist their enclosures, check and change their water frequently (chooks will avoid drinking warm … Continue reading

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26 November 2016 11:13am – Native Bees

A great article on natives bees and attracting them to your garden. If you’re interested in learning more, check out Doug Purdie’s ‘The Bee Friendly Garden’ book too. Its a great resource, chock full of great info, illustrations and photos, … Continue reading

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31 October 2016 5:43pm – Happiness is …

definitely :)

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16 October 2016 8:17am – Cornersmith and Chilli Fest

Had an absolutely AWESOME day yesterday at Cornersmith’s Pickling course! And bought some more reading material :) Now, off to the Chilli Festival! :D

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12 October 2016 4:17pm – Announcement time!

Announcement time! We just bought a farm!! :D Well, a ‘farmlet’, as the agent called it (and I think that’s really cute :P) but big enough for us :) Its 2ha (5acres) of good brown-red soil up near Blackbutt. Completely … Continue reading

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8 October 2016 8:40am – Herbs

Market trip done, and more herbs and mixed greens for the new bed and filling in gaps in others :) As today is predicted to get to over 30C, these little guys won’t be planted until late today, then the … Continue reading

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7 October 2016 4:10pm – Dad’s Bee Boxes

My dad now has native bee boxes available for sale! No hives available at this stage, but likely later in the year post-split and settling in period. Dad’s Been Boxes | Myrtle Farm

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7 October 2016 1:05pm – New AgGuide for Native Bees

New AgGuide for Australian Native Bees! AgGuide – A Practical Handbook: Australian Native Bees

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24 September 2016 7:07am – Bee House

Wow!

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25 August 2016 10:00am – Shanks Brood disease

For anyone with native bees … Native bees are at risk from newly discovered disease never seen before in the southeast

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