Sunflower honey

Sunflower honey of golden color, when crystallized, becomes light amber, sometimes even with a greenish tint, has a weak aroma and somewhat tart taste. The bees make it from the nectar of golden-yellow broad-tubular flowers

Bees – leaf cutters

A bee-sheet cutter! She makes a move, for example, in a rotten tree, then flies to the bushes of roses, lilacs, raspberries or other plants, cuts out an oval piece from the sheet and, rolling

What bees to plant

Each beekeeper wants to have the best bees to get more honey from them. Desire is quite natural and understandable. However, the possibilities for this are limited. Until now, beekeepers-breeders of the world, despite numerous

How to feed bees

The beekeeper has to prepare a sugar syrup of two concentrations: thick (for top dressing with a shortage of honey) and liquid (for stimulating fertilizing). To prepare a thick syrup (for 1 liter of water

Medovik on sour cream

250 g of honey, 1 kg of flour, 250 g of sugar, 250 g of butter, 6 eggs, 500 g of sour cream, 100 g of sprats, 1 tsp of cinnamon and soda, 100 g

Bezotovy hive

Honey bees during wintering use food that has been stored in the summer. They lost the ability to hibernate, which was with their ancestors. That is why these insects prepare a large amount of food

Wolves against mice

I understood that when rodents are not alive, they will not live. That’s why we must do everything to ensure that there are no debris and food residues in the room and in the yard.

How to identify fake honey

To honey can be mixed with chalk, sugar, potato and corn flour, etc. To show them, it’s enough to take some honey in some vessel, pour it with distilled water. The impurity will remain at

Wheelless platforms

Transporting the apiary to honey collection with minimal manual labor during loading and unloading of hives can be done using wheelless platform-selfloading trucks, transported by trucks or cars. The length and width of the mobile

Fish soup in marching conditions

Probably, every fisherman would like to be able to cook smoked fish himself. Especially in marching conditions, when caught fish should be urgently processed. For this purpose, a simple small smokehouse was made. In Fig.

Clamps for multi-hull beehives

I belong to the supporters of keeping bees in multi-hive beehives. I think that wintering is better in them, families are growing much faster. Thanks to light and comfortable housings, labor productivity increases, bees are

Marking a pipe with a hole from a triangle

With a simple device, it is possible to cut the pipe accurately at any angle to its longitudinal axis. The pipeline approached the place where the trench turned to the side. The pipe is steel.

Pumpkin honey

Pumpkin honey of golden yellow color, pleasant to taste, quickly crystallizes. Bees produce it from the nectar of large golden pumpkin flowers. From a hectare of flowering pumpkins, bees collect 30 kg of good honey.

Drones of a bee family

In addition to the uterus and worker bees, drones live in the bee family – its male part. These are large insects with large, almost full head, complex eyes, powerful wings, developed muscles. They are

Heavenly and earthly bee guides

Since bees are guided not only by the sun and the polarized light depending on it, coming from the sky, but also by terrestrial signposts, I would like to know which of these two means