January 18 2015 – Bee Yard Inspection

Not a full hive inspection – but a beautiful 60 degree (F) day – and a chance to check the pollen substitute feeders to see if they are in need of being refilled.  Indeed – they were low – so after filming this short 1-minute video clip, I refilled the pollen substitute feeders.

 

PVC Pollen Substitute Feeder – Follow Up

Here’s a Christmas day follow up for my pollen feeders that I installed last Saturday.  We had a sunny day that was nice (but windy) – and the bees were ALL OVER the pollen sub. (I use Mega-Bee from Mann Lake)

After 5 days, we have a warm day (~55 deg. F) that allows me […]

Honeybee Pollen Substitute Feeder

This week I made two feeders that provide pollen substitute to the bee-yard.  Total build time for the feeders was about 5-minutes.  Scroll down to view the video that was made for this project.

Pollen Substitute Dispenser on fence – View of opening

Pollen substitute ( or Pollen Sub ) is fed to […]