Feeding

The Best and Cheapest Way to Feed Bees

The Best and Cheapest Way to Feed Bees

If you are going to feed your bees, it is tough to choose the right feeder. Boardman, internal, division board, baggie, and hive top feeders are a few options. We tried them all and found the best one and it's not any of them.

Sugar Syrup Math for Beekeepers

Sugar Syrup Math for Beekeepers

Making sugar syrup for your bees can be confusing, especially for new beekeepers. We spell out the recipes needed to make thin 1:1 syrup and thick 2:1 syrup. We give you a chart to figure out how much sugar syrup you need to feed your bees in the fall and how much it will cost you to make it.