Every garden needs a Bee Skep! Beekeeping in Colonial America was an important part of everyday life. Colonial Gardens included several Bee Skeps to provide honey for the household and beeswax for candles and other necessities.   (via The 13th Colony)

Every garden needs a Bee Skep! Beekeeping in Colonial America was an important part of everyday life. Colonial Gardens included several Bee Skeps to provide honey for the household and beeswax for candles and other necessities. (via The 13th Colony)

A step-by-step guide for building a solitary bee house #homesfornature

How to make a solitary bee hotel

bee skep in a box , with a little bit of roofing , and possibly a good sign...so good!

bee skep in a box , with a little bit of roofing , and possibly a good sign...so good!

My arbor garden was featured in Country Gardens magazine. A small beeskep accents this bed of purple sage, Knockout roses, salvia, pansies, and ornamental kale. To lengthen the life of your bee skep, place it on a landing of bricks.

My arbor garden was featured in Country Gardens magazine. A small beeskep accents this bed of purple sage, Knockout roses, salvia, pansies, and ornamental kale. To lengthen the life of your bee skep, place it on a landing of bricks.

Do not ever forget, USDA outlawed using a bee skep in the US. This is due to fungus growth in the fibrous basket material. Cute, and trust me I want one, but unusable.

Do not ever forget, USDA outlawed using a bee skep in the US. This is due to fungus growth in the fibrous basket material. Cute, and trust me I want one, but unusable.

I kinda miss the days of clipping cool articles…I suppose that is what Pinterest is all about these days…that sounds really old doesn’t it?! Remember clipping magazine photos and …

I kinda miss the days of clipping cool articles…I suppose that is what Pinterest is all about these days…that sounds really old doesn’t it?! Remember clipping magazine photos and …

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