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. …

Do Bees See In Color?

Bee eyesight is a complex subject. Bees have compound eyes. These eyes allow them to see the world in a way that is very difficult for us to understand as we only have two eyes – not 13803 like bees …

How To Make A Candy Board For Bees

There are many ways that we can feed our bees. A candy board is a clever way to help our bees make it through a cold winter. In this article, we look at how to make a candy board for …

Bee Foundation Plastic vs Wax

In beekeeping, there are arguments for and against using plastic beeswax foundations. Beehive wax foundation is nearly essential to most types of beekeeping. In this article, we explore the benefits and disadvantages of plastic foundation compared to natural wax foundation. …

How Much Honey Can You Get From One Hive?

One of the most common questions I get asked is how much honey can you get from one hive? This is a bit like asking how long a piece of string is. When we look at how much honey a …

How To Find The Queen Bee In A Hive

In this article, we have a look at how to find the queen bee in a hive. To get this right you first need to be pretty sure you know what a queen bee looks like. To spot the queen …

How Does A Bee Smoker Work?

In the days of our ancestors, people would burn a piece of elephant dung (Africa/India/Asia) or some horse dung and branches in order to make smoke. They would blow this smoke into a beehive and the bees were calmed and …

Bees Nesting In House Walls

Bees nesting in house walls has driven me crazy for half of my life. Every spring, I will get phone calls from people asking why do bees keep coming into my house? How to get rid of bee nests in …