Honeybees are a unique lineage of bee and some of the only ones to produce, store and eat honey. Bees produce honey by processing nectar and other flower-derived substances. Honey is stored in the hive in structures call... More »

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A honey bee trap that is intended to capture a swarm should be placed in an area with ample nectar and water. A trap that is designed to relocate a nest of honey bees can be placed near the nest. More »

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Some online sources where it is possible to buy honey bee packages are at Mann Lake Ltd., Kelley Bees and Rossman Apiaries Inc. Lake Mann Ltd. is situated in Woodland, California, and this company provides honey bee pack... More »

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Begin by visiting your local farmer's market to see if there is a local honey seller there. Make sure the seller is actually local, however, since some people buy wholesale from the actual beekeepers and then resell it a... More »

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A male bee is called a drone. Male honeybees do not have stingers and are the product of an unfertilized egg. The female worker bees collect nectar and pollen, but the sole purpose of a drone's life is to mate with the q... More »

A young bee is called a larva or pupa. A larva is the small white worm that precedes the pupal phase of a bee's life cycle. The pupa is the life cycle phase in which a larva physically changes into an adult bee. More »

Bees can measure up to 1 inch in length. The size of a bee depends on what it does for the hive. The queen is larger than the female worker bee and the male drone bee. More »