This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make
Based on the form of wild bee nests, the Sun Hive is a design that comes out of "bee-centered" apiculture, where the bees' natural tendencies are supported, rather than suppressed. Not surprisingly, bees seem to thrive in these hives.
pada-viya: “ Telling the Bees. When someone dies you are supposed to tell the bees~ and invite them to the funeral, give them wine and cake, hang mourning cloth over the hive. You should tell them other things as well- of a marriage, when you are.
Nearly of honey bees have perished in just a few years, and honeybees pollinate of all the food we eat. This is a closer look at a major cause of widespread bee die-offs, what it means to us, how we can help.