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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The most ideal habitat for a honeybee is one that is close to a rich source of nectar. Honey bees develop pollen from the nectar of flowers and search for areas close in these building blocks when establishing nests. More »

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 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 »

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 »

The scientific name for a baby bee is "larvae." Larvae hatch from the eggs that are laid by the queen within the honeycombs of the bee hive. Once a larvae emerges from its egg, it is fed a nutritious substance called roy... More »