Here are some of the many varieties of flowering plants that bees love. It’s better to plant a number of the same plants than many different varieties as bees are attracted to larger expanses of one kind of flower. More on creating a bee friendly garden in the post #ad #bee #garden

Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

Flowering plants that bees love. It’s better to plant a number of the same plants than many different varieties as bees are attracted to larger expanses of one kind of flower. More on creating a bee friendly garden in the post

Bee Treat

PHOTO ONLY - Bee Treat = the bees hang out with my chicken and peafowl. The red around the bottom is cinnamon. It repels ants.

DIY beehives

Do plan on adding bees to your homestead so you have a source of honey? We have a list of DIY beehive plans and ideas that you can use to achieve this goal.

Honeycomb

Honeycomb - "Last night, as I was sleeping, I dreamt that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my past mistakes.

anatomy of a honeybee by Cy Cook

Fine Art Print of Anatomy of the Honey Bee, Pfurtscheller's Zoological Wall Chart by Paul Pfurtscheller

Best Way of Using Essential Oils for Honey Bees

Essential oils for honeybees help promote bee health. Beekeepers strive for natural varroa mite treatments.

Wild bee hive in a tree

≗ The Bee's Reverie ≗ wild bee hive in a tree. I've never seen a bee hive in its natural setting.

Tips for finding the Queen, Honey Bee Queen - this guy is so great!

Tips on how to find the Honey Bee Queen. Do you want to keep Bees? Learn how to become a beekeeper. How to get bees. Every beekeeper wants to find the Queen.

That's a good amount of pollen

Honey Bee Facts - Bees are fascinating creatures. This page highlights many of them.

Beekeeping with the Warré hive -- Pros and cons of frames versus fixed comb

Obviously the whole reason to set up, maintain, and stock a beehive is to harvest honey.

Mesh floor trap for bee mties

This mesh floor traps Varroa mites (a bee parasite) as they fall off the bees when they enter the hive. The mesh keeps the mites from climbing into the hive, infecting the entire colony.

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