Everything You Should Know About Bee Propolis (I Started Taking It Daily)

Bee propolis? Although I’ve used it, I found myself wondering what is bee propolis? Paul Allison usually talks about taking it like a supplement. But what is it? I spent about 20 hours researching the topic. Here is what I learned. What Is Bee Propolis? As you probably know, in the process of making honey, … Read more

How Do Bees Communicate?

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

How Do Bees Find Nectar and Get It into The Hive?

Bees collect pollen and nectar in order to eat and make honey. Nectar is a sweet liquid provided by flowers and is typically in the inside of the flower.  It is the reward the plant provides for the pollinators as a thanks for cross-pollinating them.  Bees find this sweet reward by sight and scent.  The forager … Read more

Do Bees Eat Honey?

A person holds a honey comb from a beehive.

Not only do bees eat honey they produce in the hive, they love it! Honey is their main food source, so they store and seal it carefully in the hexagonal cells of the honeycomb of the hive for consuming. Bees eat honey in both times of plenty and times of scarcity.

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