“Anyone can get AFB,” began Andrew Lane’s presentation to the Nelson Beekeepers Club in November of last season. He went on to describe the alarming incidence of AFB found in Nelson city during that spring. Running 130 widely dispersed rental hives, Andrew’s set up is particularly vulnerable to AFB. What to do?
Please find attached the recipe for Ricki Leahys famous queen cage candy recipe
Alyssum, Asters, Calliopsis, Clover, Corn Flowers, Cosmos, Marigolds, Pansies, Poppies, Sunflowers, Sweet Violets, Zinnias.
Anise Hyssop, Bear’s Breeches, Calendula, Crocuses, Dahlias, Echinacea, English Ivy, Fireweed, Foxglove, Geraniums, Germander, Globe Thistle, Heliotrope’s, Hollyhocks, Hyacinth, Impatiens, Penstemon’s, Potentilla, Red Hot Pokers, Rock Cress, Roses, Salvia’s, Sedum, Snowdrops, Squill bulbs, Tansy, Vipers Bugloss
Fruits & Veggies
Apples, Apricots, Avocados, Beans, Blackberries, Cantaloupe, Cranberries, Cucumbers, Fruit Trees, Gourds, Melons, Nectarines, Nut Trees, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Peppers, Plums, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Wild Garlic, Zucchini.
Basil, Bee Balm, Borage, Catnip, Chives, Coriander, Lavender, Mints, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme.
Banksia, Barberry, Blueberr,y Buddleia, Bottlebrush, Butterfly Bush, Button Bush, Clematis, Citrus, Daisy Bushes, Forsythia, Fuchias, Hawthorns, Hebe’s, Honeysuckle, Mexican Orange Blossom, Viburnum, Wisteria, NZ Flax Harakeke, NZ Jasmine, NZ Cabbage Tree, NZ Kowhai, NZ Hinau.
Acacia, Alder, Basswood, Black Gum, Black Locust, Buckeye Conker, Catalpa, Chestnuts, Crabapple, Eucalyptus Gums, NZ Five-finger, Grevillea, Golden Rain, Kamahi, Hazels, Koromiko, Lacebark, Lemonwood, Linden Lime, Magnolia, Manuka / Kanuka, Maples, Mountain Ash, Pohutukawa, Poplar, Rata & Rewarewa, Robinia, Snowdrop Tree, Strawberry Tree, Sycamore, Tawari, Tree Lucerne, Tulip Tree, Willows.