Every bee species has developed its own distinct way to thrive and survive in winter. Here are examples including bumblebees and carpenter bees.
This coveted yet controversial honeybee product is what queens are made of. Here are facts about royal jelly and its responsible harvest methods.
Hives are dormant in the winter, but beekeepers can stay busy by sharing experience and wisdom with people new to the practice. Here’s how.
Monarch butterflies travel as far as 3,000 miles roundtrip. Their migration is similar to that of the honeybee. Here’s how you can help protect them.
It’s OK to have honey in your coffee or tea, but heating it up or cooking with it can raise it to temperatures that change its properties. Here’s why that’s bad.
Goldenrod is the last source of nectar each year. What some gardeners consider a weed can give bees an important final boost for winter.
Either the crushing or the spinning method will work for the year’s final honey harvest. We examine which makes more sense for beekeepers as well as bees.