Why Do Carpenter Bees Chew Wood? Some Facts About Their Nests

Carpenter bees are named as such because of their penchant for woodworking. But why do carpenter bees chew wood? Do they need the wood to nourish themselves? Or is the wood just in the way of nest making?Carpenter bees have special woodworking skills that are unique to them. CC Image courtesy of Docteur Cosmos on WikipediaCarpenter […]

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  • July 28, 2017
  • Bees

When Do Honey Bees Mate? Things to Know About Honey Bee Swarms

Learning when bees mate is a nice piece of information to know, especially when you’re planning outdoor activities. With this, you’ll know about the exact season when they’ll swarm. And you can use that to guarantee minimal run-ins with the bees during their mating rituals.So when to honey bees mate? Here are some of the […]

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  • July 28, 2017
  • Bees

When Do Honey Bees Eat? Honey Bee Feeding Times and Habits

We know about honey bee queenlessness, but what do we know about their feeding habits? For example, what do they do when they land on flowers? When do honey bees eat? And what do they besides honey?Lucky for you, we got the answers right here.Honey bees are organized insects that follow certain “schedules”.How honey bees […]

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  • July 28, 2017
  • Bees

Can Honey Bees Live Without a Queen? How Queenless Hives Work

Long may she reign! But if she doesn’t, will the hive remain?Because honey bees are getting scarcer, it’s important that we know essential things about them. And one thing that always hovers over our heads is their queen. How important is she? Can honey bees live without a queen? Is the hive even capable of […]

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  • July 28, 2017
  • Bees
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