The Bee Hive Superorganism A typical bee colony is made up of 30,000 – 50,000 honeybees living inside a self-constructed enclosure. Though individuals, every bee within the colony works for the good of the hive to help it function perfectly. Honeybees are interdependent and rely on each other to create a working hive. Science describes […]Read More
A list of posts written by ‘Jacqueline Freeman’..
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Improve Your Bee Habitat with Water While many folks worry about having too much moisture in the hive, the bees don’t really want the interior to be bone dry. Bees need water, just like all living things. The moisture levels inside the hive may go up and down depending on how much the bees are […]Read More
Dead Tree, Live Bees The tree had been cut down and only when it hit the ground did the chain saw guy realize a hive of bees was living in a hollow section about 25 feet up. They called me and I went up to see if we could save them. With a front end […]Read More
All Alone, Far From Home A single honeybee alone cannot survive without its hive. If a foraging bee gets lost or trapped during its travel and is stuck somewhere overnight, most likely she will be dead by morning. I believe they die of loneliness. Here’s a simple method I found to rescue a honeybee. Sometimes […]Read More