Honey bees never sleep!
Honeybees Do Not See Red It’s not that they don’t get angry (as in “to see red”), but honeybees see the color red as black. Ran across this little fact on another blog. I am quite interested in learning more about how this was determined. So i hope to have another post soon with more […]
Honey Bees sense of smell is so precise that it could differentiate hundreds of different floral varieties and tell whether a flower carries pollen or nectar from meters away.
Good rabbit proof plants for Honey Bees are: Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis), hellebore (Helleborus spp.), dead nettle (Lamium spp.), aster (Aster spp.), red hot poker (Kniphofiaspp.), catmint (Nepeta spp.) and ice plant (Sedum spp.). Happy Easter to those of you who celebrate it.
The queen bee can live up to 5 years and is the only bee that lays eggs. She is the busiest in the summer months, when the hive needs to be at its maximum strength, and lays up to 2500 eggs per day.
The bee’s brain is oval in shape and about the size of a sesame seed, yet it has a remarkable capacity to learn and remember things. For example, it is able to make complex calculations on distance traveled and foraging efficiency.