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Do Bumblebees Make Honey? The Buzz on Bumblebee Honey

Are honey bees the only bugs that can make honey? How about bumblebees? Do bumblebees make honey? Well, it turns out that they can! Like honey bees, bumblebees make their honey from nectar and pollen. CC Image courtesy of Alvesgaspar on WikipediaBumblebees have their own version of honeyJust like carpenter bees, bumblebees make something that’s related to honey […]

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  • September 11, 2017
  • Bees

Are Bumblebees Aggressive? Why a Bumblebee Will Sting You

Bumblebees are bigger than honey bees. And because of their bulky appearance and deep buzzing noise, they’re often thought to be hostile and dangerous. But is there any truth to this? Are bumblebees aggressive? Bumblebees are intimidating because of their size. But are they aggressive? CC Image courtesy of Christian Bauer on CebixHow aggressive are bumblebees anyway?The short […]

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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

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”. Top Bee […]

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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