Even bees are thirsty and need to rest. They need a place to recharge their energy in the heat of the day and after long flight distances.
medium sized-large pebbles
flower pot saucer
- Find a suitable place to set up the water station.
The station is best placed next to or into a flowerbed or box
with bee-friendly plants.
- Wash the flowerpot saucer thoroughly (without soap).
- Lay the stones and moss in such a way that no gaps are created.
- Dig the flower pot into the ground with the opening facing
down to 5cm (depending on its size) and make sure it will
not move so easily.
- Fill the watering station with water (no sugar water!)
and place it on the flower pot. The stones should protrude
1-2mm out of the water.
- Solidify the flower pot by stabilizing it with stones.
- Place the watering station in a windless, sunny spot.
- Change the water regularly.
- See that the bee watering station is always filled with water.
- There should be no dead insects in the water.