Bees & Beekeeping
Bee hives are alive with activity. How is a bee colony organized? How do bees construct their hives? How do bees make honey? What is life like for a bee?
The queen bee is the mother of the honey bee hive. The life cycle of the queen bee and her affect upon the hive is fascinating. These FAQ will explain all.
Honey bees are very important to food resources because they pollinate many crops. Beekeepers are seeing massive die-offs. What is killing our honey bees?
Bee keeping is fascinating, ecologically essential and produces pounds of deliciously healthy honey. Recent worldwide bee colony losses have worried experts who are calling on ordinary people to set up hives in their...
Honey bees are complex and fascinating creatures. Here are 20 questions--with answers-- to help you understand honey bees and their place in our world.
There are a number of benefits in making fall splits early in the summer, which outweighs making spring splits: re-queening, disease control, good overwintering, quick spring buildup, and better crop.
There are around 10 species of social bees in Australia. They live in colonies and have no stings. Of these few social bees there are just a couple that produce and store Honey that can be extracted.
Having bees has obvious rewards and some not so obvious. A clear golden jar of honey is an obvious reward, and the main reason most people get started beekeeping. Caring for a miraculously organized group of insects...
Honey bees can thrive in the city. Urban beekeeping is possible, but requires a few special considerations.
Bees are little wonders. They pollinate our plants and give us honey. Plus bees are funny--rather, the jokes, puns and idioms about bees are funny. Here are a few facts and lots of laughs.
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