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How Long Do Bumblebees Live? Waiting for Bumblebees to Clear Out

It’s a common dilemma. You have bumblebees somewhere in your property but shocking reports from TV and the internet are discouraging you to kill them. After all, bumblebees do help with pollination and human food production. So since they’re not doing anything harmful to anybody, you plan to take the environmental high road and wait […]

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  • September 11, 2017
  • Bees

Do Bumblebees Live in Hives? Common Nesting Habits for Bumblebees

Bumblebees aren’t solitary insects. But how do they live? Do bumblebees live in hives? If they do, how do you avoid running into them? Here’s what you need to know. Bumblebees have nesting habits that are similar to honey bees.How Bumblebees NestBumblebees are somewhat like honeybees. They live in groups, and they also have a […]

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  • September 11, 2017
  • Bees

Bumblebee vs Honey Bee – How to Tell Them Apart

From afar, they oftentimes look the same. But bumblebees and honey bees are totally different when it comes to appearance and behavior. Here’s a quick bumblebee vs honey bee guide to help you differentiate these two insects from each other. Bumblebees are bigger and hairier than honey bees. CC Image courtesy of Vera Buhl on Wikipedia and PixabayDifference […]

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  • September 11, 2017
  • Bees

What Do Bumblebees Eat? The Bumblebee’s Usual Diet

What do bumblebees eat? Virtually all bees eat the same thing, so bumblebees shouldn’t be any different. Flowers are also their main source of nourishment because it contains two basic bee foods, the pollen and the nectar. But did you know that they also make honey? Here are the three main courses of a meal […]

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  • September 11, 2017
  • Bees