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Bee Families and Societies

Bee Families and Societies

For those of us who are not bee experts, it can be confusing trying to understand the hierarchy of bees. This is just a brief blog post to give you...
Wild Native Squash Bees

Wild Native Squash Bees

The sweet little squash bee is a wild native bee that goes it alone compared to the highly structure honey bees that live in hives and work in a ti...
Bees Can Do Simple Math

Bees Can Do Simple Math

Bees understand the concept of zero. The tiny bee brain can do arithmetic. As amazing as we already know bees are, researchers at RMIT University i...
Bees Starving to Death in Tasmania

Bees Starving to Death in Tasmania

World bees have more than enough challenges these days, from bee-killing fertilizers to colony collapse disorder and so much more.   It is now wint...
Hand-Feeding Australian Bees to Survive Winter

Hand-Feeding Australian Bees to Survive Winter

There has been an ongoing drought in New South Wales that is making it hard, if not impossible, for bees to make honey. So, beekeepers are resortin...
Heroes to Hives Extension Program for Veterans

Heroes to Hives Extension Program for Veterans

The founder of the uplifting Heroes to Hives program for veterans and honeybees is Adam Ingrao, a veteran who himself found wellness and strength f...
DESSERT RECIPE: Honey Bake of the Gods

DESSERT RECIPE: Honey Bake of the Gods

Oh, what bliss! I’ve often wished to taste true ambrosia, the food of the gods. I think it has finally been revealed to me… Below is one of the mos...
Did Thousands of Bees Die in the California Earthquake?

Did Thousands of Bees Die in the California Earthquake?

The most intense earthquakes to hit California in 20 years rocked the state just a few days ago, tearing open roads and doing plenty of structural ...
Bees and Flowers Communicate

Bees and Flowers Communicate

Bees and Flowers – They Communicate! As if the info in yesterday's blog post about bees doing the waggle dance isn’t amazing enough, a study at the...
Bees and The Waggle Dance

Bees and The Waggle Dance

Let's start the week with some light-hearted bee-related educational entertainment. Don't know about you, but every time I learn something new abou...
Famous Beekeepers

Famous Beekeepers

Many famous names we know have also been beekeepers. Let’s dive in and take a look! Ancient Egypt’s King Tut had honey pots in his tomb for his jou...
MEAD Aphrodisiac Honey Beverage of Royalty

MEAD Aphrodisiac Honey Beverage of Royalty

Mead was the fermented alcoholic beverage most enjoyed in the courts of Europe during the Middle Ages. Today it is taking the western world by stor...