This is a look at the life-cycle of the Violet Carpenter bee - Xylocopa Violacea known on the Spanish Costa Blanca as the Mijas bee, The article has many stunning macros of this huge and impressive looking black bee. There is also a must see video where you can see what the inside of a nest looks...
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.
This article discusses all types of bees and the health benefits of honey as an antioxidant. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties as well. There is information and a video about killer bees.
Where have all the honey bees gone? What can we do to encourage bees back into our gardens. Bees are the most important pollinators on the planet, we all have to do whatever we can to save them.
Backyard beekeeping can do wonders for your garden and provide delicious honey to boot! But how do you get started with beekeeping, and what level of commitment is it really?
Honey bees are little marvels. Aerodynamics say they shouldn’t be able to fly, yet they do. They fly a lot and they do it amazingly well. These facts about the flight of honey bees will amaze you.
My experience of having a white tailed bumble bee nest in my shed. Bumble bee life cycle, reasons for bumble bee decline and how we can help bumble bees.
The bumblebee gorgeous macros of bumblebees Find out some strange facts about bumblebees like they have smelly feet and find out why they do. Find out how many species of bumblebee there are and more
Every beekeeper needs a helping hand in the bee yard. Build your own handy "Bee Mate" Beekeeping Work Bench from our woodworking plans, with basic home carpentry skills and home shop tools.
A new study on pesticides and their effects on bees' brains reveals the exact cause of the recent honeybee and wild bee catastrophic losses. Learn what you can do to help save bees in your community