Carole Payne

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≗ The Bee's Reverie ≗ Queen bee sculpture in Melbourne

Queen Bee @ Eureka Tower by Richard Stringer. Could have been so very wrong but in situ (both on the ground and from neighbouring upper office floors), it works super fine!

bee check list

The survival of a colony of bees living in a bee hive depends on the queen bee. Without a queen bee the hive will eventually die. The hives queen is the on

Beekeeping - Hive Records - A Simple Life of Luxury - Tales from a down-shifted family - Making the most of modest means in West Wales

The survival of a colony of bees living in a bee hive depends on the queen bee. Without a queen bee the hive will eventually die. The hives queen is the on

beehive with swarm activity - if you see bees making this horseshoe pattern in front of the hive, 3 days later they will start to build queen cells. They will continue this pattern so long as there is sunlight. If you don't want the hive to swarm, you have 3 days to add supers to relieve congestion, otherwise, a swarm will emerge in approx. 3 weeks....:

beehive with swarm activity - if you see bees making this horseshoe pattern in front of the hive, 3 days later they will start to build queen cells. They will continue this pattern so long as there is sunlight. If you don't want the hive to swarm, you ha

Identifies important questions and decisions that should be considered before committing to keeping honey bees via Better Hens and Gardens

These are seven basic questions you should consider carefully before committing to caring for honey bees via Better Hens and Gardens. It would be a good idea to ask a bee farmer or another professional these questions.

DIY rain barrel... would love to have something like this out near the chicken coops to make watering and cleaning them easier...

This is great since we don't have any outdoor hose hookups! How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.