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This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts…

Identifying honey bees.  The worker bees are female; they are responsible for gathering nectar and pollen, cleaning the hive, caring for brood (bee larva), tending to the queen, guarding the hive, and turning nectar into honey.  The queen remains in the hive to lay eggs and regulate worker activities with pheromones. The drones mate with a virgin queen on her nuptial flight and die immediately afterwards; drones are only present during spring and summer.

The worker bees are female; they are responsible for…

Daisey & Bee Beehive Box for Honey Bees Custom by IzzabellaBeez

Daisey & Bee Beehive Box for Honey Bees, Custom Painted Beekeeping Bee Equipment

Bee Death - Infopic on what kills our honey bees on mass. Apis Mellifera. Come and learn more at: http://www.mahakobees.com Don't forget ants,bears,starvation,fire,robber bees,skunks

Bee Death - Infopic on what kills our honey bees en mass.

Wanting to do everything I can to help out my Honey Bees I started to make my own syrup for both my hives.

Honey Bee Syrup

Hands-on learning about Honey Bees - FREE PRINTABLE Montessori Inspired Life Cycle cards and Honey Bee Anatomy Template plus book suggestions.

Hands-on learning about Honey Bees

honey bee garden | Honey Bees  How I would just die to have such a sweet looking location for my honey making friends! Someday ;)

A path of Lavender leading to a beehive, simply gorgeous.

Bees-Though the sting of the Bee is greatly feared, its industrious and productive work is indispensable to the plants in pollination. The honey and wax it produces is invaluable. Honey is a popular ingredient on the dining table and moreover, is also rich in medicinal properties.

Honeybees hard at work

bee stained glass | Stained Glass Honey Bee Window Gift for by cityfreeglass on Etsy

Stained Glass Honey Bee Window Gift by cityfreeglass on Etsy

These are seven basic questions you should consider carefully before committing to caring for honey bees via Better Hens and Gardens::

7 Beginning Beekeeping Important Questions

Silver Honey Bee Hive And Wire Wrapped Briolette by Kikiburrabeads, $18.50

Silver Honey Bee Hive And Wire Wrapped Briolette Charm Necklace

Bee photography, hive photo - 8x8 photograph

Autumn Bee photography hive photo honey bee nature photograph kitchen art cottage decor honey comb teal brown rustic art bee decor USD) by CarlChristensen

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Wedding Guest Book Alternative, thumbprint guestbook, Unique Guestbook, Honey Bee Hive (w/ 1 mini ink pad), fingerprint tree, baby shower

Honey Bee Anatomy Printable Lesson - The Home School Scientist

June - Honey Bees Unit Study - Honey Bee Anatomy Printable Lesson - The Home School Scientist

Grants are available from the federal government and from state governments for various aspects of establishing and keeping  honey bees as a business.

Grants for Raising Honey Bees

Free Printable Vintage Stock Image - Honey Bee

Vintage Stock Image - Honey Bee