August 3, 2017

ACT for Bees @ Weston Community Orchard

The Biodynamic Gardening Group and ACT for Bees have been given custodianship of the former Weston CIT Horticultural Training Orchard by the ACT Government. Sadly Weston […]
August 1, 2017

Native Bee and Pollinator Workshop

A fascinating day with Megan Halcroft learning about the importance of pollinators, plant and bee co-evolution, the role of honeybees in food security, the pollinator crisis  (not just […]
March 5, 2017

Little bees worked hard for the apple trees.

We had small bees working diligently to pollinate the Pink Lady and Granny Smith apple trees at the ACT Beekeepers Field Day yesterday. It was wonderful […]
February 8, 2017

‘Bee Inspired’ menu at Beechworth Honey

We recently visited Beechworth Honey  and discovered  a wonderful range of educational resources about how vital bees are for food security. 2/3 of Australian agricultural production […]
September 30, 2016

ACT for Bees@ Living Green Festival Sunday 2nd October 2016

  Helen from ACT for Bees will be talking about creating Pollinator Friendly Gardens at 2.30 pm. Come along and hear about the beautiful flowers you […]
August 10, 2016

No Bees in Darwin!!!

Adrian Iodice from Beekeeping Naturally has recently been up the ‘top End’ of Australia and returned with distressing news….no bees in Darwin or Katherine! “I was […]
June 20, 2016

The Gigantic Hive at Kew Gardens

    The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew has an extraordinary 17 metre high Hive Installation of sound and light which is controlled by vibrations of […]
June 16, 2016

Chalkbrood controlled: Apprentice beekeeper stumbles on solution to disease wreaking havoc in Alice Springs

            NT COUNTRY HOUR BY NATHAN COATESUPDATED WED JUN 15 13:47:42 EST 2016 Common bee disease Chalkbrood has spread throughout Alice Springs NATHAN COATES […]
February 11, 2016

Bee Heaven B&B at the National Botanic Gardens Canberra

Just opened today. Plenty of rooms. (Some already taken) Gourmet organic meals all year round. Definitely worth checking it out as there’s lots happening and Dirt Girl […]
December 19, 2015

Bees and the Christmas almond feast

As I prepared the almonds for the Christmas cake I thought about the busy bees buzzing into each of the almond flowers and the almond industry. […]