Inktober Day 17 - Bees two. Bumble.
The blurb:- all my paintings for Inktober are on special for R650 (A5s usually from R1500) to help me raise money to get to Cape Town at the end of the month as well as basic life expenses like rent and food.
If you want this one, or any others I have posted, drop me a direct message. This price is for October only.
All paintings A5. Mont Blanc ink on 180gsm acid free Canson paper. Shipping options: collect from me or Postnet counter to counter. Postnet is R100 anywhere in SA. #bee#bumblebee#hive#apiary#savethebees#inktober#inktober2018#inktoberday17 ink #montblanc#inkpainting
I'm using this on plaque psoriasis and it's almost gone. First I got rid of blisters w plantain and calendula infused salve. The plaque was about 1/2 inch high so I used my propolis tincture and after one week at bedtime it's almost totally clear!! #healwithnature#bee#keeper#savethebees#heal#plantforbees#savethebees#beevenom is better than any man made drug for rheumatic issues!!🐝💙🐝💙🐝💙🐝 time for #tulsi 🌱#tisane#beethdifference I'm using the propolis tincture on my poodles tumor's and milk thistle for her liver. She will bee better!!🐩🐝🐩🐝💙
Bees were stereoptyped as harmful and scary back when they where only kept in farms. Now, the growing number of urban beekeepers has helped in educating more people on bees and their benefits. By awareness and education, we'll be able to #savethebees one hive at a time. #PulotPH
'A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down.' Thanks for that mind-warp to the masses, Disney.
And, I can't deny the truth in that old saying... everyone is more likely to imbibe their daily herbs if it's in the form of something tasty, and not all of us love plain, bitter teas like I do. But! Sugar? No. I beg to disagree. Honey? Well, that's more like it.
Which leads me to why I love making herbal honeys for others... as well as syrups that can be easily added to a warm cup of mylk in the morning or at night. They can contain a potent amount of herbs per serving, ease the mind because you're drinking something oh-so-fine and be a great way to bring a remedy on the go.
I'll always preach the message that herbal honeys + syrups are the way to go if you don't do tinctures or vinegars. Because, ALSO- you can add them to the tops of baked goods and other things you wish to top with such sweetness. Seriously, I made hippie pancakes (1 egg, 1 banana, 1 tablespoon oat flour.. blend it up.. thank me later) for 2 months straight and topped with herbal honeys every morning last fall. [If you were wondering how committed to the love I am.]
I have a fresh batch of ashwagandha + holy basil + cacao syrup as well as a goldenrod infused for well over a moon cycle honey available, both in 2 oz. offerings. They will be posted on my website later today.
Meet Theodore! He’s a baby carpenter bee that I met yesterday. He had a problem called “grounding” — it was too cold for him to fly (under 75F) so he couldn’t get home. To fix this you just need to raise their body temperature! You can hold them and let them shiver to warm them up enough to fly. They’ll go straight back to their hive. Did you know that bees recognize scents really well? If a bee is helped by an animal (or human) they rub their scent on them to mark them as safe for other bees! Other bees won’t sting animals marked safe, which is why bee keepers often don’t wear protection. Thanks #theadosiathebee for letting this guy know that I’m a nice human! #savethebees 🐝❤️
Did you know bees cannot fly if it is below 55°F?
80s and sunny on Sunday we checked and feed the hives, as by Monday it was touted to be in the 50s. We were excited to see that Alfa hive now has beautiful new brood in the top brood box. All of the recent rain has brought fall flowers and it's been a bit like spring for them. Beta hive still has a few frames to build out. I was hoping they would brood up to a second box before winter. I'm loving and soaking in this cold front, but do miss the daily routine of seeing the bees forage. .
Beewax ▶(cera alba) is a natural wax produced by honey bees of the genus Apis. ▶The wax is formed into "scales" by eight wax-producing glands in the abdominal segments of worker bees, who discard it in or at the hive. The hive workers collect and use it to form cells for honey-storage and larval and pupal protection within the beehive. ▶Chemically, beeswax consists mainly of esters of fatty acids and various long-chain alcohols.
Biomimicry at its finest! 🌼Insectology: Food for Buzz is a series of artificial flowers that serve as an emergency food source for the 'big 5 of pollination': bees, bumblebees, hoverflies, butterflies and moths. This collaboration between Atelier Boelhouwer, scientists and engineers is on show at Clean Revolution: Dutch Design for a Better World @dutchdesignweek. Image by @arnhemsmeiske.
Living up to the Dutch Design Week 2018, we will feature some of the most exciting, innovative and futuristic projects on our feed. Use the #nextnature tag to share the project that we shouldn’t miss!
The Hive. 🐝
A magical structure, to raise awareness about the decline in the bees population around the world.
You can help bees too by avoiding pesticides in your garden and planting bee friendly flowers, even on your windowsills if you don’t have a garden! .
Bee friendly flowers:
🐝Spring - pussy willow, primroses and crocuses
🐝Summer - lavenders, meadow cranesbill and ox-eye daisies
🐝Autumn - ivy and hebes
🐝Winter - mahonia shrubs and cyclamen
#justaddfootprints , no trash
Honey bees. If they're not bothering you, leave them alone. There are over 300 species of bees in Florida. Honey bees are the most common buzzing around, vigorously spreading their goodness in nature. These overachievers should be left alone to produce Pooh bear's fave,honey!🐝♥️😊
😂 if you ever see me wandering along, crouch down and start giggling its because I have a spotted a bumble bees bum poking out of a flower. I love these shots. They are so cute. Look at their little fluffy legs. Such dear little creatures aren't they? Like tiny flying pooh bears 😍
BUMBLE BEE FACT 😍
Bumblebees don’t die when they sting.
That’s just a thing in honeybees. So yes, a bumblebee can sting you twice. However, male bumblebees don’t have a stinger at all, and female bumblebees aren’t very aggressive, so unless you go barging into their nest, you’re likely safe. .