Bee Facts – Smoking

Bee Facts – Smoking

Did you know that beekeepers use smoke to pacify bees? However, it doesn’t work quite how you might imagine. The bees think there is an emergency, eat their fill of honey and are too fat and full to be aggressive.

Bee Facts – Nicotine & Caffeine

Bee Facts – Nicotine & Caffeine

Did you know that a recent study from the University of Haifa reveals that bees prefer nectar with small amounts of nicotine and caffeine over nectar that does not contain these substances; the suggestion is that the plants may compete to give their pollinators this extra kick.

Bee Facts – US States

Bee Facts – US States

  Did you know that 17 different American states have the honeybee as the state insect, attracted by the bee’s reputation for hard work?       However, up to two-thirds of a honeybee’s life is spent wandering around the hive doing pretty much nothing.