Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!
  • By
  • Category Uncategorized

bucketbeehive.jpg

If you’re looking to build a home for your buzzing, pollinating garden helpers, consider this simple bucket bee hive design, tutorialized by Thinkenstein. It’s not for harvesting honey, but will help bring these imperative insects to your garden. The author admits that this design is untested, and there’s a great discussion in the comments. For a professional’s advice on getting started in beekeeping, check out Cameo Wood’s beekeeping gift guide from last holiday season.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).