The Food Forest

4.3.2013 | New beekeeper with new ideas

bee hivesThe Food Forest's new beekeeper Mark Johns has brought a novel range of tricks to the enterprise including tasteful second-hand carpet squares to prevent weed growth around the hives and ant proof frames to prevent ant attack of the hives. He also has a permacultural way of enabling bees to get a drink without drowning...

Wine corks are captured in light galvanised mesh which floats as a water-conducting raft in stock troughs. We expect this year's Gawler Rver red-gum honey to be the best ever!

bee on cork