Protecting Your Bees From Diseases And Pests
Keep your hive healthy. Here are some common bee pests and diseases to be aware of.
Ecrotek | Beekeeping in a Hot Climate
Are you beekeeping in a hot climate? Ecrotek explains how to keep your bees healthy and happy when the temperature rises.
Ecrotek | Growing a Bee-Friendly Garden
Ecrotek’s advice on growing a bee-friendly garden, planning and planting your garden to attract honeybees and Aussie natives.
Ecrotek | Common Newbie Beekeeping Mistakes
Ecrotek shows where newbie keepers often go wrong – and how to avoid some of the most common beekeeping mistakes.
About Small Hive Beetle (SHB)
Although the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) is only 5 mm long, it is one of the most feared bee parasites because with a heavy infestation, it can destroy an entire colony within a very short time.
Meet the locals - Native Australian Bees
How to identify and help native Aussie bees
Watching out for Wax Moths
How to prevent invasion and treat infestation
Bee-Friendly Blooms – the Best Flowers for Bees
Want to attract bees to your garden? Here’s our guide to the best flowers to plant for bees throughout the year.
Protect bees, prevent stings – how to keep wasps out of your garden
Whether you’re a gardener, a beekeeper, or just love the outdoors, wasps in the garden are less than ideal. Painful stings are the most obvious downside, but wasps can also pose a significant threat to bees and hives.