Essential oils for hive health

Using Essential Oils for Honeybees - -Hometeading and Livestock

Beekeeping in Sunflower Fields. sunflowers draw bees in so they will pollinate other plants! Bees fav color is YELLOW! One of the few colors they can see.

Beekeeping in Sunflower Fields. sunflowers draw bees in so they will pollinate other plants! Bees fav color is YELLOW! One of the few colors they can see.

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WOW, that is a vast and gorgeous apiary -I wouldn't mind just having the arbor and lavender!

WOW, that is a vast and gorgeous apiary -I wouldn't mind just having the arbor and lavender!

Scientists around the country are investigating several possible causes of Colony Collapse Disorder, including pesticides, viruses, genetically modified crops and even cell phones. One West Virginia University said he is certain that at least 70 percent of the CCD is caused by tiny mites, roughly the size of a sesame seed, and the pathogens they carry.

Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives

Scientists around the country are investigating several possible causes of Colony Collapse Disorder, including pesticides, viruses, genetically modified crops and even cell phones. One West Virginia University said he is certain that at least 70 percent of the CCD is caused by tiny mites, roughly the size of a sesame seed, and the pathogens they carry.

Bee Treat = the bees hang out with my chicken and peafowl. They will all enjoy this...

Bee Treat = the bees hang out with my chicken and peafowl. They will all enjoy this...

Bee Feeding Recipes: When feeding bees, it is the sugar, not the water that the bees need.  By mixing the sugar to water at different ratios, the beekeeper can encourage certain behaviors.  Below are sugar syrup recipes from Keith Tignor, State Apiarist, and the actions they stimulate within the hive.   Also included are candy recipes and instructions for dry sugar feeding used as emergency winter food when temperatures are below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Bee Feeding Recipes: When feeding bees, it is the sugar, not the water that the bees need. By mixing the sugar to water at different ratios, the beekeeper can encourage certain behaviors. Below are sugar syrup recipes from Keith Tignor, State Apiarist, and the actions they stimulate within the hive. Also included are candy recipes and instructions for dry sugar feeding used as emergency winter food when temperatures are below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Use a dog/cat automatic water bowl and place pebbles or decorative stones in the bowl to give bees a safe place to land so they don't drown trying to drink.

Use a dog/cat automatic water bowl and place pebbles or decorative stones in the bowl to give bees a safe place to land so they don't drown trying to drink.

Feeding Tea Tree Oil To Bees to Kill Mites | The Homestead Survival | Bloglovin’

Feeding Tea Tree Oil To Bees to Kill Mites

Feeding Tea Tree Oil To Bees to Kill Mites | The Homestead Survival | Bloglovin’

Describes eight tips for making honey bee hive inspections successful - especially for beginning beekeepers.

8 Honey Bee Hive Inspection Tips

Describes eight tips for making honey bee hive inspections successful - especially for beginning beekeepers.

Stupid-Easy Beekeeping: Part 1 | How to start keeping honeybees in your own backyard. | stupideasypaleo.com

Stupid-Easy Beekeeping: Part 1

Stupid-Easy Beekeeping: Part 1 | How to start keeping honeybees in your own backyard. | stupideasypaleo.com

A Winter Beehive Candy Board - feeding your bees through the winter

A Winter Beehive Candy Board - feeding your bees through the winter

Honey On Tap Extracts Honey Without Disturbing Bees - Raises 6 Million Dollars -  #bees #DIY #honey

Honey On Tap Extracts Honey Without Disturbing Bees - Raises 6 Million Dollars

Honey On Tap Extracts Honey Without Disturbing Bees - Raises 6 Million Dollars - #bees #DIY #honey

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