Category Archives: Bees

13 May 2016 2:13pm – Dad’s Bee Hive Experiment

Last weekend we moved one of my dad’s native bee hives (T. carbonaria) to our place because it was getting constantly harassed by (presumably) a local hive. After settling in for a week, dad came over to check on it … Continue reading

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11 May 2016 6:05pm – Prairie vs Lawn

Although aimed at a US audience, this article has a lot of relevance over here too. Why prairies matter and lawns don’t

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8 May 2016 6:56pm – Bee Book!

Mother’s Day present! I know what I’ll be reading in my lunch break tomorrow :D

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22 April 2016 2:18pm – Urban Food Street

Urban Food Street, in Buderim, is in the news! What I wouldn’t give to live in a place like this; it would be a dream come true. Anyone interested in starting our own? Food Street: Feeding off the kerbside and … Continue reading

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20 April 2016 5:37am – Beehive Fences

What an AWESOME innovation! Beehive fences protect both farmers and elephants, aiding conservation efforts while also pollinating crops and providing another income for the farmer in the form of honey. What a brilliant win-win situation! Beehive Fences in Africa Save … Continue reading

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18 April 2016 3:19pm – Bee Die-offs

More news in the realm of bee die-offs. Scientists Discover What’s Killing The Bees And It’s Worse Than You Thought

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14 April 2016 4:22pm – Plants Mozzies Hate

8 plants that mozzies hate. These are also very easy to grow and most have flowers that the bees love too. Can’t lose! :) Must-Have Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

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7 April 2016 5:01pm – Warm Earth Mag

Look what I found at the Newsagency today! Could they possibly cram in more of the topics-I’m-interested-in into one magazine?? Food streets, native bees, banana, chooks, moon planting, ‘old style’ hand tools, kimchi … If you’re looking for me, I’ll … Continue reading

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7 April 2016 12:42pm – Insect Hotel Inspiration

Some beautiful insect (and bird) hotels here! Particularly like the green-roofed pallet stack :) 11 Inspirations for Insect Hotels

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24 March 2016 12:47pm – Native Bees

Bees! :D Love these guys! YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD STINGLESS BEE

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