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.

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!

Planting for the birds and bees

Planting for the birds and bees

Plant These To Help Save Bees: 21 Bee-Friendly Plants. Bees also love chive flowers. Illustration by Hannah Rosengren - prints in English and Spanish, as well as posters, available in her Etsy store.

When Bees Go Extinct, These 10 Foods Will Follow | One Green Planet | This is bad, very bad. None of us want to lose even one of these 10 foods; however, you can bet they aren't the only foods we'll lose. Wake up people. Stop listening to idiots that are speaking for corporate greed. Educate your damn selves and start working against corporate greed and for people! Please read and share this outstanding article.

When Bees Go Extinct, These 10 Foods Will Follow [INFOGRAPHIC]

When Bees Go Extinct, These 10 Foods Will Follow | One Green Planet | This is bad, very bad. None of us want to lose even one of these 10 foods; however, you can bet they aren't the only foods we'll lose. Wake up people. Stop listening to idiots that are speaking for corporate greed. Educate your damn selves and start working against corporate greed and for people! Please read and share this outstanding article.

Dipped pretzels even the reg ones that come pre covered in white chocolate would be cute

Dipped pretzels even the reg ones that come pre covered in white chocolate would be cute

Feeding Honey Bees in Winter

Feeding Honeybees in Winter - Homesteading and Livestock

How to Make Bee Candy Boards | DIY Beekeeping | Winter Beekeeping | Keeping Bees Fed In Winter

How to Make Bee Candy Boards For Winter Bee Feeding

How to Make Bee Candy Boards | DIY Beekeeping | Winter Beekeeping | Keeping Bees Fed In Winter

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