Buzzbee Blog

Are you looking for helpful tips and useful advice on all things beekeeping? Welcome to the Buzzbee Beekeeping blog, where you’ll find informative articles on everything you need to know about cultivating healthy and productive bee colonies. Whether you want recommendations on the best beekeeping supplies or advice on optimal beehive placement in Australia, our blog has you covered.

Sourcing Quality Beekeeping Supplies Online: A Buyer’s Guide

Sourcing Quality Beekeeping Supplies Online: A Buyer’s Guide

Beekeeping has experienced a big surge in popularity in recent years. Whether you're a seasoned beekeeper or just getting started for the first tim...
Sourcing Quality Beekeeping Supplies Online: A Buyer’s Guide

Sourcing Quality Beekeeping Supplies Online: A Buyer’s Guide

Beekeeping has experienced a big surge in popularity in recent years. Whether you're a seasoned beekeeper or just getting started for the first tim...
How Do You Find a Queen Bee?

How Do You Find a Queen Bee?

A queen bee plays a vital role in honeybee colonies, responsible for laying eggs and maintaining the colony’s unity. Finding the queen bee amidst t...
Nurturing Your Honey Bees in Spring: A Guide to Feeding and Nourishing

Nurturing Your Honey Bees in Spring: A Guide to Feeding and Nourishing

Introduction Spring is a crucial time for beekeepers, as it marks the resurgence of honey bee activity after the winter dormancy. As your honey bee...
How to Make a Pollen Patties for your Honey Bees?

How to Make a Pollen Patties for your Honey Bees?

To make a beekeeping pollen patty, you will need a few ingredients and materials. Pollen patties are supplemental feed for bees that provide essent...
Difference of Bee Supplement and Bee Substitute?

Difference of Bee Supplement and Bee Substitute?

What are the Difference of Bee Supplement and Bee Substitute?

The terms "bee supplement" and "bee substitute" are often used in the context of beekeeping to refer to different types of feed provided to honeybees when natural forage is limited or unavailable. 
Australian Beehive Sizes and Super Box Depths

Australian Beehive Sizes and Super Box Depths

Should I choose an 8 or 10 Frame Beehive? If you look at a typical Australian beehive, 99/100 it will be a Langstroth vertical beehive. These multi...
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How make sugar syrup for bees?

Sugar syrup is a common food source for bees, especially during the winter months when there is little to no nectar available. To make sugar syrup...

How To Start A Beehive At Home - Everything You Need To Build A Beehive

How To Start A Beehive At Home - Everything You Need To Build A Beehive Starting and maintaining a beehive is one of the most exciting things you c...
Varroa Mites in Australia

Varroa Mites in Australia

VARROA MITE Officials in New South Wales have enacted a bee lockdown after detection of the Varroa destructor mite at the Port of Newcastle. This t...
Horizontal vs Vertical Bee Hives?

Horizontal vs Vertical Bee Hives?

There has been a long running debate between horizontal vs vertical beehives, and to be honest there are advantages and disadvantage to both designs.
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Which Beehive Design is Right for Urban and Backyard Beekeeping? Topbar Hives & More

Which Beehive Design is Right for Urban and Backyard Beekeeping? Topbar Hives & More

8 TYPES OF BEEHIVE DESIGNS FOR URBAN AND BACKYARD BEEKEEPING Over 5000 years ago, the Egyptians kept bees in something resembling a bee cavity whic...