James Baker

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Honeybee Nutrition made easy(ish)

Here are some quick-reference measurements for mixing up sugar water to feed to your bees. Remember, don’t give liquid food to your bees below ~50 degrees outside temperature. Use dry sugar, sugar bricks, or winter patties (NOT pollen patties!) instead. What ratio is best to mix for my bees? 1:1? 2:1? The classic wisdom regarding …

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