I would love to have my own bees. These bee hive systems seem like a great way to do it. Flow Hive allows honey to be harvested on tap, which is easier for humans to harvest, and less stressful and harmful to bees.
Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives
Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives.The protocol involves first treating the hives with two essential oils: spearmint and lemon grass, (constituents of Honey B Healthy TM, a product now marketed by Noel).
martha stewart's bee hives: behind the bee hives is anise hyssop, whose soft, anise-scented leaves are used as a seasoning, as a tea, & in potpourri. bees love the purple flower spike & they make a light fragrant honey from the nectar.