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I kinda miss the days of clipping cool articles…I suppose that is what Pinterest is all about these days…that sounds really old doesn’t it?! Remember clipping magazine photos and …

I kinda miss the days of clipping cool articles…I suppose that is what Pinterest is all about these days…that sounds really old doesn’t it?! Remember clipping magazine photos and …

Yesterday’s edition of Krulwich Wonders (which is a science-y NPR blog) addressed the question of why honeybees build hexagonal patterns in the wax combs of their hives.  For example, why don…

Honeybee hexagons and the myriad nest structures of bees

Yesterday’s edition of Krulwich Wonders (which is a science-y NPR blog) addressed the question of why honeybees build hexagonal patterns in the wax combs of their hives. For example, why don…

THATS a bee yard!! Maybe I should do this with my bees! We just had a bear get into one of our hives!

THATS a bee yard!! Maybe I should do this with my bees! We just had a bear get into one of our hives!

On website Lauren replied: "...Your information is very accurate, except that unfertilized eggs develop into drones without any additional fertilization. This means that male bees (drones) have half the number of chromosomes that female bees (queens and workers) do, which leads to lots of interesting behaviors.":

On website Lauren replied: "...Your information is very accurate, except that unfertilized eggs develop into drones without any additional fertilization. This means that male bees (drones) have half the number of chromosomes that female bees (queens and workers) do, which leads to lots of interesting behaviors.":

How to split hives/ basically make your own nucs in the spring instead of buying them

How to split hives/ basically make your own nucs in the spring instead of buying them

All a buzz.  I love that all the pollen is in wildly different colors.

All a buzz. I love that all the pollen is in wildly different colors.

Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Hives -Posted on 1/15/2014 /  By By Julia Miller

Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Beehives - Homesteading and Livestock

Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Hives -Posted on 1/15/2014 / By By Julia Miller

Large swarm on a fence post. Photo by Marvin Bredel. #bees #beekeeping #honeybees

Large swarm on a fence post. Photo by Marvin Bredel. #bees #beekeeping #honeybees

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