How to Build a Honey Extractor! This guy's a genius! As soon as I get bees, I'm going to try this, because the extractors you can buy online are just WAY too expensive! And recycling materials (like bike wheels) is awesome! (Note from a previous Pinner)
Bees need very shallow water to drink from. To help hydrate our little pollinators, set up a bee bath by filling a pie pan with marbles and then water. The marbles give the bees a spot to land so that they don’t drown when they come to drink.
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.