Bee Larvae

Bee Larvae

The first stage a bee goes through after hatching from the egg and before becoming an adult is the larval stage. The bee larvae stage is an important part of bee development. The stages of development, from egg to bee, are identified by differences in body composition, dietary choices, and social behavior. Did you know … Read more

Green Sweat Bees

Green sweat bees may be different than any bee you’ve seen before. What do you think of when you hear a bee? Yellow and black stripes, flowers and honey, or a yellow bear with a red t-shirt? I’m going to guess sweat and metallic green don’t come to mind. Let’s learn about the green sweat … Read more

Bee Life Cycle

Bee Life Cycle

Honey bees have amazed us with their ability to cooperate and collaborate to live in organized colonies. For years, researchers have studied bees’ behavior as they dedicate themselves to making honey and also the bee life cycle. From filling honeycombs to biting intruders who invade their territory, these bees are highly interesting creatures. In the … Read more

Bees in the News


Join Bumble Bee Watch Super Cool Bumble Bee Project- You Can Help! Missing Bees- Young Bees Foraging Too Early? Missing Bees – Decline Even in the Summer Randy JonesHaving discovered a fondness for insects while pursuing her degree in Biology, Randi Jones was quite bugged to know that people usually dismissed these little creatures as … Read more

Animated Bees

Our FREE Bee Animation is so cute – just click on any image to get the full size and use on your website, paste into emails, etc. Bee Animations are dancing, visiting flowers, collecting honey, more! How to Install Animated Gif: Place your mouse over the animated gif. Click on the right mouse button. A … Read more

About Green Bees

Green Bees

Life Cycle of Green Bees Augochlora pura often called a gold-green sweat bee, is a unique species found in the eastern United States featuring remarkable green color. This bee is a significant natural feeder in eastern evergreen woods and other environments. It first appears in the springtime and continues to be productive throughout the warmer months and early autumn. … Read more

Yellow Jacket Wasp: Everything You Need To Know

Yellow jacket wasp

Not all black-and-yellow winged species you notice outside is a honeybees. The species you spotted could also be yellow jacket wasps. While yellow jacket wasps are dangerous to people and can even kill them, they are excellent to have around plants because they eat many garden parasites. These bees could end up a problem for people in … Read more

About Ground Bees

Ground Bee

There are many people that have no idea that ground bees even exist. Well, I can assure you that there are many different ground bees and yes, they do burrow themselves under the dirt and make their nest underground. One of the most interesting things about ground bees is the number of them around most … Read more

About Mason Bees

Mason Bees

It is pretty obvious that bees are not only one of the most feared insects in the world but did you know they are also one of the most loved insects in the world? Of course, the only people that really love bees are gardeners, but still, they are definitely an important part of the … Read more

About Carpenter Bees

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees, also dubbed the ‘wood boring bee’ got their name from their ability to drill through wood and nest inside the hole that they drilled. These bees are honestly some of the most amazing bees in the world due to the fact that their hole is almost always nearly perfectly the same size: half … Read more

About Killer Bees

Killer Bees

Killer bees are definitely one of the most feared bees and certainly one bee that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. Killer bees, also known as Africanized bees are definitely different than any bee that you have ever seen. Of course, the movie ‘The Swarm’ did nothing but make killer bees that … Read more