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Finished bee area. Hive sits on raised area with river rocks for drainage. There's a terra cotta saucer water source with sponges in it to keep the bees from drowning.

Photo Only - Finished bee area. Hive sits on raised area with river rocks for drainage. There's a terra cotta saucer water source with sponges in it to keep the bees from drowning.

Stands and setup to build for our current beehive, and the 2 more we're getting in the spring.

Stands and setup to build for our current beehive, and the 2 more we're getting…

One of the most important things that you can do to ensure the success of your hives as well as your successes as a beekeeper is to ensure that you place your beehives in the proper location. This is just as important as keeping bees and should be considered prior to installing your bees in …

8 Proper Beehive Placement Tips Keeping Backyard Bees

Love the combination of all the different kinds of hives.

Bee hive design only.

Beehive legs that block ants from getting into the hive.

Beehive legs that block ants from getting into the hive - printer pattern

outdoor bee observation

outdoor bee observation hive that would be great for educational purposes!

Water for your bees – Albuquerque Beekeepers / Make sure to scatter rocks in bottom to prevent drowning.   Best to keep water in the shade.

A great addition to your garden or back yard. Bees need water just like we do but often times drown in open water. To make a bee watering station you can either do what is shown in the photo above and fill the bowl of a.

a site with a lot of information worth checking out called: honey bee suite; a better way to bee

a site with a lot of information worth checking out called: honey bee suite; a better way to bee. FOR MAGGIE

5 Acres & A Dream: Essential Oils and Feeding Bees

Not too long ago I was reading Kaat& post at Robin Hill Gardens about making candy boards for her honeybees. I saw she mentioned adding H.

The Do's and Don'ts of Raising Chickens and Honey Bees Together! Whole-Fed Homestead

Raising Chickens & Honey Bees Together

Can you raise chickens and honey bees together? The do's and don'ts of keeping bees and chickens close together!

Woodworking tutorial: How to Make a Bee Box, from Squash Blossom Farm. #hive #beekeeping #honeybee

Squash Blossom Farm: How to Make a Bee Box A screen on the bottom big enough for mites to fall through. Below that a metal tray smeared with Crisco. A non-toxic bee mite trap.

Identifying honey bees.  The worker bees are female; they are responsible for gathering nectar and pollen, cleaning the hive, caring for brood (bee larva), tending to the queen, guarding the hive, and turning nectar into honey.  The queen remains in the hive to lay eggs and regulate worker activities with pheromones. The drones mate with a virgin queen on her nuptial flight and die immediately afterwards; drones are only present during spring and summer.

Caste structure of honey bees

This is really cool, my grandpa used to keep them in those white box things...true I don't know much about it because I am deathly afraid of bees and wasps, but I would be willing to have bees if le hubby takes care of them and we have amazing honey! "Mason bee farming"

Mason Jar Beehive

DIY Beehive in a Jar - Backyard Honey with this easy project. Honey with comb, already made inside of a mason jar! Fat Bee Man videos are also educational

Welcome bees into your backyard and reap the benefits. Not only are they wonderful for your garden, but they are also great at making honey.

An Introduction to Beekeeping

Did you know there are up to bees living and working in every bee hive? Learn how you can become a backyard beekeeper and reap the benefits of having these friends buzzing around.

creating a bee friendly garden- plants to attract and feed beneficial bees. save the bees!

bee friendly gardens honeybee attracting plants make your garden healthy and flourishing.

Learning how to catch a bee swarm is only one aspect of taking care of a swarm. Learn how to provide for your bees needs, so they stay!

Learn the Basics of Catching A Swarm of Bees

Learn the basics of how to catch a swarm of bees! Catching swarms is a great way to grow your apiary! Learn how to catch and keep your bees!

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