News & Events
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November 11, 2019
Abbey Bee Hive Project News
The news is good! Lots have happened. Recently I purchased some manuka and jelly bush tea tree and heath banksia seedlings from Wariapendi Nursery and planted them with the help of Peter Larkin on the apiary site. ...
July 29, 2017
Wisdom – omnipotent moving- embracing this world, informing everything that is and everything that has life in one unending circle.
February 23, 2017
Native Species of Bees at the Abbey
I’ve noticed that every morning my little garden is visited by one or two blue banded bees, (one of our native species). I’ve seen these blue banded bees visiting the lemon balm and the lavender.
October 21, 2016
New Hives at The Apiary
“It doesn’t take much to fall in love with your bees. They have such a beautiful nature.” Adrian Iodice – Earth Garden Magazine No 176
July 2, 2016
You might think that the bees are sleeping through winter. Well, I think not!
March 5, 2016
Song of The Bees
After the bees come home from foraging, they spend their time fanning their wings to create air-flow in the hive.
February 29, 2016
Abbey’s First Honey Bar
Today is an unstructured day but there was great activity in the kitchen and an air of expectation and excitement was evident as ...
January 2, 2016
In God’s Good Time
There is a season for everything under heaven. Right now it's bee season, and here at the Abbey we have just experienced an amazing sequence of events.
October 3, 2015
And So It Begins…
On 2nd and 3rd September, our bee caring mentor, Adrian Iodice from Beekeeping Naturally, visited us. Adrian, Sr Veronica and I discussed all things bees, bee spirituality and shared some great books. There is so much history to beekeeping!
September 24, 2015
Natural Bee Keeping Workshop
Would you like to learn about bee keeping? Adrian Iodice from Natural Beekeeping will be giving a workshop on the weekend of 7 & 8 October here at the abbey!
September 5, 2015
Natural Bee Keeping Has Its Challenges
There’s so much to discover about the care of our bees. I feel very protective of them already. I have established a bee garden, after finding out which flowers they love, but more importantly...
August 8, 2015
The Beehive Project
Here at The Benedictine Abbey, Jamberoo, we are beginning a new project, and we are inviting you to join us.
April 20, 2015
Queen Hildegard & her Bees
Just after Ash Wednesday, we began Bee-keeping at the Abbey.