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Stingless Bees

Stingless Bee In Brydie’s Bonnet

It isn’t just the European honey bee that produces delicious honey. There is another species: these bees are native to Australia and they don’t sting, says Brydie Piaf, of Sydney, New South Wales

Urban Beekeeper — I quite liked the title. Yes, it sounded good to my ears. I could have that title as a soon-to-be keeper of bees, surely? I certainly live in an urban setting so that bit is sorted, and as for bees? Well — I don’t quite have them yet, but I am making plans. Enthusiasm? Well — there is rather a lot of that.

I decided I need a little jump-start on my native beekeeping knowledge.

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