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 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 bee … 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

Bumble Bee

Bumblebees are found primarily in higher altitudes or latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, although they are also found in South America. Bumblebees are social insects which create a colony ruled by a single queen. But these colonies are much smaller than those created by honey bees. You can distinguish a bumblebee from a honey bee … Read more

Bees in the News

News

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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

About Yellowjacket Wasps

Yellow-jacket

Not all black-and-yellow winged species you notice outside is a honeybee. The species you spotted could also be yellowjackets. Insects that pollinate and stay in nests of hundreds, resembling bees, are nearly identical to yellowjackets. While yellowjackets are dangerous to people and can even kill them, they are excellent to have around plants because they … 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 of 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: a … Read more