To get rid of bees, determine whether the hive can be relocated or if it must be treated with pesticides. Treating hives with pesticides requires cleaning the area thoroughly after the bees are eliminated. Removing a hiv... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Stinging Insects

There are a number of natural techniques used to repel bees and wasps without harming them. Bees and wasps are drawn to sweet smells such as honey, fruit or perfume and avoid strong smells such as peppermint or cinnamon.... More »

To get rid of bees in siding, insecticide must be applied around areas where bees are entering or exiting. Honey bees are typically removed by rehoming the hive, rather than killing the bees. More »

In the winter, most bees stay in the hive, kept warm by heater bees and living off honey stored there. Bees can remain active through the winter, but the queen can be the only bee to survive until spring since she is the... More »

A bee’s nest is called a hive and is constructed from beeswax, which is made out of honey. The honey is formed from nectar collected by worker bees. Bees store the honey in their stomachs and regurgitate it as beeswax. I... More »

The average lifespan of a bee depends upon the hive's activity when she is born, and is 40 days during the active season and five months if born the season before. Queen bees live an average of three years, and drones li... More »

To raise honey bees successfully, build a safe and functional hive for the bees to live in, acquire enough bees for the colony to thrive, and perform regular maintenance to keep the hive healthy. Harvesting of honey is u... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Stinging Insects