Why Do Bees Swarm?

By |2022-05-23T17:59:25-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Beekeeping, The Bee Book|

Why Do Bees Swarm? A honeybee colony will swarm as a way to reproduce. If you think back to high school biology and remember that single-cell organisms reproduce by splitting in half and becoming two distinct organisms, then think of a colony of honeybees in the same way. The colony prepares for a new queen, and just before she hatches, the old queen and half the bees leave to find another place to live.

The Sweet Science of Beekeeping

By |2022-05-23T17:06:00-04:00May 10th, 2022|Beekeeping, The Bee Book|

Spring is in full swing in parts of the world, and you know what that means: blossoms, buds, and bees! In this Meetup Live event recording, we’re bringing in an apiarist to give us the buzz on everything involved with beekeeping. Watch Frank Mortimer, author of Bee People and The Bugs They Love, who will take us on a fact-filled journey into the world of bees.

What Bee Books Are The Best Bee Books?

By |2022-05-23T17:06:56-04:00May 10th, 2022|Beekeeping, The Bee Book|

What Bee Books Are The Best Bee Books? There are lots of books about honeybees and beekeeping. Some are how-to books, others are for kids. As the author of Bee People And The Bugs They Love, I have assembled some of my favorite bee books, (other than Bee People or course), and each book on my list fits a different bee need or genre.

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