Bee Skep

Collection by Kidder Seven


bee skeps and Boles

Kidder Seven
I need a Bee Skep in my garden.

The Brigham Young High School Beehive Fountain - 1913

In 1913 an unusual beehive fountain was constructed on the Lower Campus of Brigham Young High School. Reconstructed, it is one of the most distinctive features of Academy Square today

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The Urban Hive

Sustainable Bee Keeping

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Willowbrook Park: Bees, Boles and Bears...

Bees, Boles and Bears...

Our Bees are back again, which has inspired me to write a small, random post for my friend D.R.L. - a bear of very little brains. Some ill...

Bee Skep

The Paris Market & Brocante

Do not ever forget, USDA outlawed using a bee skep in the US. This is due to fungus growth in the fibrous basket material. Cute, and trust me I want one, but unusable.

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French children's book illustrations - honey bees and bee skep

French children's book illustration, honey bees in skep, 1868

Beekeeping; this is way out there for me, but maybe one day...

Give Away: Keeping Bees!

Keeping Bees Fellow beekeepers and wanna "bees", I'm so excited to be able to review a new book by Ashly English, Keeping Bees , and shar...

Great page with lots of info including how to make a traditional straw skep (beehive).  Not legal for keeping bees in LA, but you can make one for decorative use (they make great "hides" to cover up water faucets and the like).

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Inside the skep

a natural collaboration

Holy smokes, this is wonderful. Beehives and bee skeps have always intrigued me. Hilary Berseth creates sculptural armatures of wire and wax and collaborates with honeybees. See more of his process here.

Bees flying to Hive, man with sickle and woman. English c.1300.

Bees flying to Hive, man with sickle and woman. English c.1300. detail. bodl_Douce88

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How to Make a Bee Skep

How to Make a Bee Skep

weaving the skep

weaving the skep

Superstitions : Alice Pattullo Illustration - Telling the Bees


World's Oldest Beehive Discovered in Scottish Chapel : TreeHugger


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Illuminated Perfume

I re-listened to the Dark is Rising, one of the novels in Susan Cooper's series from the 1970’s. The story feels so familiar with the current timeline we've been living. I also recognize that the dark has reared its head many times through existence on this earthy plane. Here's a quote from Susan Cooper that I found on her website: "There were two things about that childhood that helped to turn me into a writer of fantasy. Since we weren’t allowed out after dark (every house…