Keeping hives close together is a question that is asked very often.
Most native bee keepers will encounter this once they start getting a few hives together.
Small urban blocks don’t allow to much space for native bee keepers. a communal shelter or long shelf is a good way to accommodate housing more then a couple hives in a small place
this is how we keep so many hives in close proximity
How do you catch a swarm of native bees?
This is how we capture take over swarms, it is in no way guaranteed you will capture a swarm, this is just how we do it, and we have a great amount of success following these steps.
When it comes to Splitting or Duplicating / Budding / Eduction its generally a personal preference. Some people are Pro Splitting, Some people are ...
Keeping Stingless Bees in a Ripley Valley Native Bees Boxed Hive
So you have purchased on of our stocked hives. Here is a quick guide on how to care for you fantastic new editions to your garden.