Wanting to do everything I can to help out my Honey Bees I started to make my own syrup for both my hives.

Honey Bee Syrup

Wanting to do everything I can to help out my Honey Bees I started to make my own syrup for both my hives.

Honey Bee Syrup (with Pictures)

Honey Bee Syrup

Honey Bee Syrup (with Pictures)

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.

Recipe for Feeding Bees  2 quarts (8 cups) of white sugar (do not use brown sugar or other substitute) 3 cups of almost boiling water 1 cup of chamomile tea (can use chamomile flowers or tea bags) 2 tablespoons of your own honey ½ teaspoon of fresh squeezed lemon juice a healthy pinch of sea salt 3-4 drops of lemongrass essential oil 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerine  Mix sugar and water until all sugar is dissolved.

A Better Sugar Syrup Recipe for Feeding Bees - Homesteading and Livestock

Recipe for Feeding Bees 2 quarts (8 cups) of white sugar (do not use brown sugar or other substitute) 3 cups of almost boiling water 1 cup of chamomile tea (can use chamomile flowers or tea bags) 2 tablespoons of your own honey ½ teaspoon of fresh squeezed lemon juice a healthy pinch of sea salt 3-4 drops of lemongrass essential oil 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerine Mix sugar and water until all sugar is dissolved.

Honey Bee Syrup (with Pictures)

Honey Bee Syrup

Honey Bee Syrup (with Pictures)

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.

Easier Honey Harvesting using this uncapping roller. Makes beekeeping much easier. I wrote about it here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/honey-harvesting-made-easy-with-honey-uncapping-roller Usually when honey harvesting, you use a hot knife to cut off the beeswax cappings on the honeycomb, with the uncapping roller, you poke holes in each cell. Much easier.

Easier Honey Harvesting using this uncapping roller. Makes beekeeping much easier. I wrote about it here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/honey-harvesting-made-easy-with-honey-uncapping-roller Usually when honey harvesting, you use a hot knife to cut off the beeswax cappings on the honeycomb, with the uncapping roller, you poke holes in each cell. Much easier.

Lot of 4 New Jadite Honeybee Honey Bee Syrup Dispensers | eBay

Lot of 4 New Jadite Honeybee Honey Bee Syrup Dispensers | eBay

Honey Bee Syrup

Honey Bee Syrup

Honey Bee Syrup (with Pictures)

Honey Bee syrup

Honey Bee Syrup

Wanting to do everything I can to help out my Honey Bees I started to make my own syrup for both my hives.

Bees | Bee Care | Bee Swarm Control | Print off this FREE printable to help you manage your hives in the spring to help prevent swarming. Bee swarm control is easy and effective.

Spring Bees: "Bee Swarm Control"

Bees | Bee Care | Bee Swarm Control | Print off this FREE printable to help you manage your hives in the spring to help prevent swarming. Bee swarm control is easy and effective.

There is an incredible amount of information for beekeepers here. Hives, feeders, wax processing, etc.etc. etc..... great website!

There is an incredible amount of information for beekeepers here. Hives, feeders, wax processing, etc.etc. etc..... great website!

Bees need more than just carbohydrates from honey, sugar syrup or corn syrup to survive.    They also need protein that usually comes from pollen especially when raising brood.  Many beekeepers may…

Bees need more than just carbohydrates from honey, sugar syrup or corn syrup to survive. They also need protein that usually comes from pollen especially when raising brood. Many beekeepers may…

An easy guide for beginning beekeepers! We will answer your questions on choosing what type of wood, assembling your hive, and painting! You do not want to miss the tips in this tutorial! Let us help you get off to your best start!

The Beginner's Guide to Assembling Your First Bee Hive

An easy guide for beginning beekeepers! We will answer your questions on choosing what type of wood, assembling your hive, and painting! You do not want to miss the tips in this tutorial! Let us help you get off to your best start!

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