Embarking on the journey of beekeeping is a multifaceted adventure that intertwines the ancient art of nurturing bees with a modern commitment to ecological stewardship and sustainability.
When you purchase our raw, 100% natural honey straight from our hives, you are getting a high-quality, nutritious and delicious product that is good for both you and the environment. HoneyBee Hives honey is created by our bees from the nectar of local flowers, so each honey extraction provides a unique flavour that is a combination of flowers that were blooming at that time.
Did you know that honey is a super-power food, packed with medicinal goodness and is a much healthier choice than processed sugars?
Our honey is never heated, filtered or processed in any way, so it retains all of its natural enzymes, antioxidants, and other beneficial properties. This means that you get the full range of health benefits that honey has to offer, such as helping to boost the immune system, reducing inflammation, and promoting gut health.
Our honey is also a sustainable and environmentally friendly choice, as it supports the local ecosystem and promotes biodiversity by providing a valuable food source for bees and other pollinators.
We take great care in maintaining our hives and protecting the bees, so you can feel good about supporting a responsible and ethical business.
Additionally, purchasing our honey directly from the hives ensures that you are getting a truly authentic and healthy product, with a unique taste and texture that you won’t find in supermarket honey.
Treat yourself and your loved ones to the taste of pure, natural honey directly from our apiary to you.
Please note that we are unable to send honey or honeycomb products to Western Australia or Tasmania due to biosecurity restrictions.
This video takes you through how to do a hive split, which is particularly useful with this warmer weather upon us. The season has kicked off early and caught many beekeepers by surprise when their hives swarmed. If you see queen cells and/or your hive is bursting and all frames are covered with brood, it’s time to do a split or add another super.
Bees, those small but mighty creatures, play a vital role in our ecosystem as pollinators. They are responsible for the successful growth of countless plants and crops, making their well-being crucial to the balance of our natural world. In recent years, bee...
Bees are essential pollinators for our food supply and the overall health of our ecosystem. Unfortunately, the use of herbicides and pesticides has resulted in a sharp decline in bee populations worldwide. These chemicals can cause severe damage to bees, leading to their slow and painful death.
Beekeeping FAQ: get the answers you’re searching for with our list of frequently asked questions about bees and beekeeping.
As the temperatures start to drop and the days get shorter, beekeepers know it’s time to start preparing their hives for winter. This is an essential step in ensuring the health and survival of your bees throughout the colder months.
To minimise the damage caused by SHB, beekeepers should follow a set of preventative measures, particularly during the summer months when temperatures are above 30°C and humidity is 70% or higher, as these conditions are ideal for SHB activity and reproduction.
Beekeeping, also known as apiculture, is the practice of raising honeybees for their honey and other products such as beeswax and propolis. But the benefits of beekeeping go far beyond just honey production. In fact, beekeeping has numerous ecological, economic, and educational benefits.