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.

Shopping Saturday- Planning a wild garden

Shopping Saturday- Planning a wild garden

Here's some recommendations on flowers that help save bees by providing them with food as well as providing nectar, pollen, a hiding place, and a place to lay eggs for other beneficial insects. Be sure to find plants that are native to your area. The last

** Isolate the queen, and no matter how abundant the food or favorable the temperature, she will expire in a few days from lonliness. [Maurice Materlinck - The Life of a Bee

** Isolate the queen, and no matter how abundant the food or favorable the temperature, she will expire in a few days from lonliness. [Maurice Materlinck - The Life of a Bee

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Since I got a bee hive kit for Christmas I'd best be planting new & special plants for them!

Since I got a bee hive kit for Christmas I'd best be planting new & special plants for them!

Bird Food Garland.... I need to make one... my feathered friends have almost eaten all the seeds in the garden already.

Bird Food Garland.... I need to make one... my feathered friends have almost eaten all the seeds in the garden already.

Why We Need To Save The Bees #Infographic #Environment #Bees

Why We Need To Save The Bees #Infographic

The worst part of being a beekeeper us pulling out the honey-laden frames from the box and tearing them up to get the honey. The bees hate it and so do I. That’s why this new hive design, cal…

The worst part of being a beekeeper us pulling out the honey-laden frames from the box and tearing them up to get the honey. The bees hate it and so do I. That’s why this new hive design, cal…

Welcome to the Bee Hotel ::  Place des Jardins  in Paris ( http://www.arkinspace.com/2012/06/welcome-to-bee-hotel.html )

Welcome to the Bee Hotel :: Place des Jardins in Paris ( http://www.arkinspace.com/2012/06/welcome-to-bee-hotel.html )

Feeding Honey Bees in Winter

Feeding Honeybees in Winter - Homesteading and Livestock

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