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Honeybees Just Know

Honeybees Just Know

Honeybees know things.  Like when it’s going to rain.  Or when the weather will begin to change to cooler temperatures long before it begins to change.  They know which plants to visit and how often.   How do we know these things about honeybees and why does it...
Bee Pollen

Bee Pollen

Bee Pollen What is it? Besides collecting nectar from flowers, bees select only those pollens that contain the greatest amounts of potein and other nutrients.  The bees mix them with nectar and some of the bees’ own secretions and take them to the hives.  Bees...
The Buzz: Quick Bites About Honeybees

The Buzz: Quick Bites About Honeybees

Did you know that: Honeybees produce over 860 different kinds of honey in the 50 states. The color, taste and smell come from the different flowers where the bees collect their nectar. 1 out of every 3 bites of food we eat is directly from honey bees. The main job of...
Bee Pollen

The Bee’s Buzz: Did You Know?

With Spring comes warm weather and with that comes beautiful flowers.  Naturally, that brings about bees.  So, before  you swat those bees as you are out and about this season, here are some things to know about the Honeybee. Did you know that: More than 100...