project: Mäusegitter für die Bienenstöcke / mice-fence for the beehives november 2015

During wintertime mice try to get into the beehives as the bees stay all very close together and the mice take no risk of being stung to death.
Sitting in the hive close to the bees the mice consider the bees as a welcome snack and eat them…sometimes spiced up with a little honey.

So to keep the mice out of the beehives the entrance is closed with a fence that is wide enough to let the bees pass while keeping the mice outside.

In this project reclaimed wood from an - untreated - palette is used:

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content, analyse site traffic and understand where our audience is coming from.