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
How to create Sugar (or Candy) Boards for honeybees. These sugar boards are given to the beehives in the fall as an addtional souce of food during the cold winter months. Some refer to these lids or other styles of sugar boards as 'bee insurance'.
Choosing fruit trees - US There's a reason I loved flipping through Organic Orcharding before we got our farm --- it's a great book to dream by. Or, if you want to pretend you're being scientific, you can use the excellent charts for variety selection. For example, Logsdon recommends starting your orchard planning by learning which species do well in your climate. The map above hits the highlights.