• Introducing Your New Queen

    Queen Bees are usually available from queen breeders each year from some time in October. Hints for introducing queens...


    Artistry of the Beekeeper

    Weathered, textured, and bleached colours of the apiary remind me of old fishing boats…

  • Wins Creek Meadery

    A Bit of History of the Traveler’s Rest Inn

    Win’s Creek Meadery and Bindaree Bee Supplies have recently relocated to the historic Traveler’s Rest Inn. This unique building...

  • Doug-Purdie

    Doug Purdie, Monday 16 February

    Doug Purdie will be at the next ACT Beekeepers Association meeting on Monday 16 February. Doug is President of the Amateur Beekeepers Association...


    Bees Return to Historic Homestead Properties

    Bees were returned to two historic homestead properties near Yass yesterday. The properties are on opposite sides of the Murrumbidgee River....

  • Warre bee frame

    Top Bar Traveling Box

    A customer sent me this top bar traveling box to put a bee colony in. They’ve been in here for...

  • Warre beehive

    Bees in White Warre Hive

    This was a swarm which was caught twice. The first time they were in the box for only about...

  • Wins Creek and Bindaree at Murrumbateman Field Days

    We’ll be at the Murrumbateman Field Days again this year, 18-19 October 2014. See you in the Spotlight on...

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    Keen But Not Mean

    Queens selected to suit urban situations. They’re keen but not mean, and less likely to swarm. Contact us if you’d...

  • Medieval Beekeeping, Thursday 18 June

    Bees supply us with moral lessons:  they begin life as legless grubs and finally rise to the possession of wings,...