Bee farming in the backyard is fun and good

Bee farming in the backyard is fun and good

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Keeping Honey Bee in our Urban backyard This story is about European honey bees in Melbourne, Australia. At 5EyesFarm we have the Asian Honey bee and several...
The bees have moved in to the spare room

The bees have moved in to the spare room

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm We learned the ropes of beekeeping in Australia for some years with a few urban hives. These were Apis mellifera (commonly called European Honey Bees (EHB)...
Whip Scorpions look scary but don’t sting

Whip Scorpions look scary but don’t sting

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm They don't sting Whip Scorpions are not actually scorpions. Nor are they spiders. But they ae related to both. Theirs is a unique classification: Kingdom –...
Long-horn a beautiful beetle story

Long-horn a beautiful beetle story

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Long-Horn Maybe the fascination of insects and creatures here gets us swept up a bit, but while eating dinner there is a visitor so majestic it cannot be...