How Long Can Bees Stay In A Nuc?

A nucleus hive, or nuc, is a smaller hive box that has a number of uses. In this article, we will answer the questions around how long bees can stay in a nuc and take a look at the dimensions …

Do Bees Stay In Their Hives In The Winter?

Do bees stay in their hives in the winter? This will depend on where you stay. In the colder parts of the world, yes, in the warmer parts of the world, no. We will explore this a bit more and …

When Do Bees Go Away?

If we look at a flower patch, bees can sometimes seem to be a bit mysterious as to when they appear and disappear. In this article, we have a look at the factors which affect what time of day bees …

The Red Mason Bee

The Red Mason bee is a fascinating and important solitary bee that you can keep in your garden, balcony, or farm. Mason bees are bees that use mud to build nests or partitions in their nests. Red bees as they …

Wildflower Meadow Instead Of A Lawn

The choice between having a wildflower meadow instead of a lawn is an interesting one. In this article, we look at how you can rehabilitate your lawn into a working piece of meadow that produces environmental benefits for you, and …

Do Queen Bees Leave The Hive?

Do queen bees leave the hive? Yes. In this article, we go into a bit more depth on this topic and explore why queen bees leave the hive. The queen bee is the dominant female reproductive in the hive. Her …

Why Don’t Bees Sting Beekeepers?

Why don’t bees sting beekeepers? I’m going to let you in on a little secret – bees do sting beekeepers, and any good beekeeper doesn’t mind getting a few stings. Stings are really good for you, you just have to …

How To Get Rid Of Bee Nests In The Ground

In this article, we take a look at how to get rid of bee nests in the ground. Ground bees are not necessary even honeybees, so first, we have to work out “what we have”. Once we have done this …

Can Bees Bite Humans?

People often mistake a bee sting with a bee bite. This article investigates which bees can bite humans. In so doing, we answer the question – can bees bite humans? We show that yes, they can, and they can also …

What Eats Bees In The Food Chain

Bees are insects and insects are food to many animals. Bees also store honey, and a beehive contains a lot of brood. When we ask what eats bees in the food chain, there is quite a long list of animals. …