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Bee boles built into walls at Lost Gardens of Heligan, in UK

Hometalk :: DIY Bee Skep

DIY Bee Skep

When my friend challenged us to make our own bee skep, it was not to be ignored! I'm not willing to pay big bucks for something like this, so making my own was…

Directions for making a bee skep--hard to keep bees in (can't harvest honey) but pretty to look at...

How to Build a Bee Skep

How to build an old-fashioned bee skep. It's really a form of coiled basket and is fairly easy to make.

English Straw Bee Skep. For centuries, beekeepers used “skeps,” (domed baskets), to house their hives.

Bee skep in zinnias; As a bee keeper in earlier years, I adore having a skep in the garden.

Bees:  #Bees and #bee #skep.

Beehive And Thistles Flour Sack Cotton Kitchen Dish Towel - x Mary Lake Thompson design

Bee skeps -- wrapped hemp around a small pot using Krazy Glue.  Can use a thimble for a smaller bee skip.

Bee Hive -- wrapped hemp around a small pot using Krazy Glue. Can use a thimble for a smaller bee skip.

David Chubb, bee skep maker. When in use the skeps are given a waterproof coating of wax by the bees themselves.

David Chubb, bee skep maker

shelter for my bee skep

There's parking for 1 car at the front part of the cottage that's lit at night.

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