A MEDICALLY RENOWNED HEALTH CONTRIBUTOR Did you know that bee pollen propolis is used as a traditional medicine? Its effects on the human body have proven to be very beneficial and health experts around the world are recommending that it is used as a supplement by people looking to acquire more nutrition. Vitamins, minerals, enzymes, … Read more
Bees can communicate in multiple ways. However, one of the ways they communicate is through trophallaxis, or the mutual exchange of regurgitated liquids. Trophallaxis Trophallaxis allows for the sharing of a mass of chemical substances that contribute to communication within the colony. The bees communicate what type so flowers they are gathering nectar from during … Read more
Yes! There are stingless bees. That is, there are bees that don’t have the capability to sting humans or other animals. You’d be surprised to find out where one species of stingless bee comes from. Australia is a continent that has gained a reputation of being a land that wants to kill humans. Indeed, it is … Read more
As a platform for how bees care for their young, the beehive is an incredibly complex and delicate ecosystem requiring numerous inputs and outputs for the brood to survive. This includes mixing and providing an exactly correct solution of nutrition for each stage of bee brood development, including for a new queen.
Store-bought honey vs. raw honey All honey is the same, isn’t it? You must “bee” joking! There are some pretty big differences between what we produce at Allisons’ Apiaries and what you’ll find on the average supermarket shelf. Where does store-bought honey come from? Did you know that typical store-bought honey can come from almost … Read more