You park your car. As you disembark, an insect flies right in front of you. You ignore it because you think it’s a normal fly. But when a second and a third fly by, you throw off everything on your hands. A swarm of bees is resting on the edge of your roof! If bees … Read more
It’s spring again, and you can’t help noticing the large black bees buzzing and hovering around your deck. These are carpenter bees. Most probably, it’s the female looking for a new location to lay eggs, and if not, then it’s a male checking out a suitable female for mating. Use vinegar, citrus oil, essential oils, and … Read more
Bees thrive in the warmer seasons, where they breed and make honey. In the winter, however, they face a lot of difficulties that may see to their death. If you don’t prepare early enough for the cold season, your bees will die in the winter. Bees die in the winter when the temperatures run too … Read more
Bees eat their own honey during the winter. If they don’t have enough honey, the beekeeper should supplement it with sugar syrup, candy boards, and other foods. Since they need a lot of energy to flutter their wings and keep the hive warm, a colony needs from 30 to 90 pounds of honey for the winter.