Beekeeping equipment , honey and  livestock including queens and neucs are no longer available from Lonsdale.  All stock has relocated to ADELAIDE BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES - Semaphore Park.  Vanessa and her supply team  service  both commercial and recreational beekeepers. If you are unable to visit please check the Adelaide Beekeeping Supplies website for product range and courier service.  Vanessa - 0438367591  "ADELAIDE BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES"


RESERVE THE DATE - JULY 6th & 7th -  2017

 South Australian Apiarists Association Conference 2017 - ADELAIDE

All members and non members welcome - details


Welcome to the  Laura Gardens Bees  website. We invite you to visit the 4 education sections here on our website to further your knowledge and  strongly advocate  continuous  quality practice improvement for individual beekeepers including commercial, part time and recreational sectors .  

Beekeepers managing over 50 hives - have you planned your 2017 " Pest & Disease In Honey Bees" education update yet to comply with the National Code of Practice ? AHCBEK306 is recommended for all persons keeping bees in Australia and is a requirement for persons keeping 50 or more hives . The unit is available as a 2 day face to face training course and also online through Tocal College


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Martin and Lorraine Gilbert operate "Gilbert Beekeeping " and " Laura Gardens Bees "  South Australia.

As migratory beekeepers we travel SA with our bees providing pollination services and allow our bees to forage on nectar sources to produce premium SA honey. 

The  facets of our commercial business include:-
    •      Commercial Pollination - SA wide
    •      Bulk Honey - domestic & commercial
    •      Bees Wax - domestic & commercial

Honey & Bees Wax - please contact Lorraine to discuss your needs 0417824739 all year round. 

We support beekeeping in South Australia through;

  • Education & mentoring of young beekeepers entering the industry.

  • Promotion of S.A. regulations and requirements for beekeeping

  • Production of South Australian artisan honey

  • Advocating  effective biosecurity practice

  • Encouraging innovative beekeeping practices, management and skills.


For all  supply customers you will find Vanessa's beekeeping expertise at Adelaide Beekeeping Supplies - accessible  and  relevant with affordable equipment.  Strong links to both the  South Australian Beekeeping Industry recreational and commercial sectors will ensure your specific needs are met . 

Phone 0438367591


MAY is National Honey Month in Australia. Across Australia - communities , families and individuals are celebrating in different ways and are mindful of how The Honey Bee impacts on all our lives through pollination as well as producing amazing honey. Our family is grateful for the role bees play in our lives and community. We encourage you to think about how you can celebrate NHM.

Our Vision is to assist in achieving the highest standard of beekeeping practice in South Australia.