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11 Things You Should Know Right Now About Honey Bees

During the summer months, queen bees can lay up to 2,500 eggs per day. | 11 Things You Should Know Right Now About Honey Bees

Queen cell: Several queens are laid in the queen cell. The first queen to emerge has to kill the other emerging or unemerged queens.

Raising queen bees for other beekeepers--means killing viable queens...let the hive decide when to choose a new queen!

Bee Behavior. You can learn more about the health of your bees by observing the behaviors of the queen bee and the hive.

Making a swarm lure: 1/4 cup olive oil, a wad of beeswax (1/2 of a sheet of foundation), and about 20 drops of lemongrass oil.