Two Hororata Beehives, spring and on, 2014

12/10/2014 Willow flow has been going about 1 week, some of that weather awful, but last two days awesome. Full flow- most bees seem to be heading to bridge area where there is a lot of willow – young, flowering. Downriver hive has great queen, I gave her extra space – all filled with […]

Bee keeping at Ballybroom

21/11/2010 Broom (Cytisus spp) seems to have no value to bees- at least through spring flowering. The Escholchia- One day poppy or Californian poppy in river bed- no value to bees. Bees are flying out to John’s place- assume it is the dryland paddocks with lots of clover that is drawing the bees. A […]