Empty native bee hive box
An empty native bee hive box made to the 'Honey O.A.T.H' standard.
Constructed from 33mm Hoop Pine and painted with three coats of Dulux Weathershield, this 200x280mm hive box consists of two lower 'brood' sections and a low profile upper 'Honey Super' section.
The centre section includes split bars and the brood excluder. Underneath, the hive has four screws acting as feet to keep the hive up and clear of moisture. Locking strap included to keep your hive together once your bees have been transferred into the box.
Established native bee hive
An established hive of native stingless bees in a hive box made to the 'Honey O.A.T.H' standard.
Constructed from 33mm Hoop Pine and painted with three coats of Dulux Weathershield, this 200x280mm hive consists of two lower 'brood' sections and a low profile upper 'Honey Super' section. The hive comes configured with an observation window, so you can safely observe activity inside. Roof included, hive stand sold separately.
All hives are well established before they are deemed suitable for sale and they come with a 12 month replacement warranty, which is important because I want you to have the best experience.
Native bee hive stand
A metal hive stand.
This 450mm high stand will keep your hive up off the ground. As well as looking good in the garden, it allows you to easily move the hive out of the way briefly while you work on pulling those weeds.
Australian Native Bee Book
The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native stingless bees. It is richly illustrated with over 500 photos, drawings and charts to increase accessibility and aid learning. It is written by an expert who has spent his lifetime intimately engaged with these unique creatures.
American Hive Tool
An American Hive Tool is the perfect device for opening your native stingless bee hive and cleaning propolis from surfaces before closing the hive up.
Model: Heavy Duty (40mm x 260mm 185g)
Native Bee Wax (15 grams)
Native bee wax is mainly used by stingless beekeepers to provide nest building resources to the bees. Place some right at the entrance and the bees will take it into the hive and use it. You can rework it into any shape you desire.
I may not always have hives available or you may be a little too far away for me to travel for help, so here is a list of other native bee suppliers and service providers that may be able to help: Local Services