Redshaw Native Bees

Beekeeper Bundle


This bundle is perfect for those new to native beekeeping. Within a black calico draw-string bag you will receive a copy of the Australian Native Bee Book, a hive tool, blue banded bee pin, Meliponini beekeeper notepad, veil and Brachycome iberidifolia seeds.


A closer look inside the bundle

The Australian Native Bee Book 

New to native beekeeping? This book is the best place to start. 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. 

Multi-award winner:
- Gold Medal Winner Apimondia World Beekeeping Award (2017)
- Winner of Australian Book Industry Award (2017)
- Winner of Whitley Award for Australasian Zoological Literature (2016)

Product information 

Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 30-Sep-2015
Publisher: Sugarbag Bees
Dimensions: 190x250x15mm 
ISBN: 9780646939971

Hive Tool

The American hive tool is an essential tool in maintaining and inspecting native bee hives. This tool allows the beekeeper to separate sections of the hive without causing damage to the box. The hive tool is easy to use and can also assist with the removal of propolis from between joining edges. Made of tough, rust resistant steel it is a reliable and easy to use tool for beekeepers.

Length: 250mm 

Material: Stainless steel 


A black, nylon veil that is best used over a cap to keep stingless bees off of your face. 

Blue Banded Bee Pin

A decorative pin of Amegilla sp. that you have been missing from your life. 


Brachycome iberidifolia - mixed splendour

An Australian native indigenous to Western and South Australia. This annual grows to 25cm with green/grey foliage and dainty flowers in a mix of blue, pink and white. These flowers are perfect for edging gardens and will grow in pots. Position them in full sun and in well draining soil. Sow in Spring and Summer. 

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