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How to make a homemade bee trough

28 mayo, 2021

Although sometimes they intimidate us a bit, there is a reality that we cannot deny: bees they are indispensable to our world. And the least we can do for them is give them a little help and place a trough special so they can rest.

And it is that bees work hard, they get tired and, of course, they also get thirsty. One of its main environmental services is the pollination of flowers, which is necessary for the balance of the ecosystem.

And it is not only a benefit to the flora: did you know that a third of the human diet depends on the pollination of insects, especially bees?

Yes, not only do they give us their delicious honey, they also cause us to have many of our daily foods.

For this reason, we are going to teach you how to make this drinker that is special for them, with which they will not be in danger of drowning and the water will not evaporate easily, in addition to protecting them from different predators.

So this is your chance to help the bees with their work. They will thank you!

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How to make a special drinker for bees

Butterfly and bee

Our diet is highly dependent on insects, especially bees. Therefore, make this drinker for them. (Photo: Getty Images)


  • Marbles or river stones
  • 6 tbsp. of sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 plastic or metal container

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  1. Place the marbles or river stones in the container.
  2. Mix the water with the tablespoons of sugar.
  3. Pour the mixture into the container, avoiding completely covering the stones or marbles (these are used for the bees to rest and not drown while they drink the water).
  4. Place the container outside, preferably in a place where there are plants and shade.

Cooking tip: make this drinker with your children or nephews. It is a great way for you to learn to respect bees and other living things, as well as their importance in nature.

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