Some, not all, bees nest on or under the ground. There are also several related insects with similar appearance that nest on or under the ground. One common species of ground-dwelling bee is the bumblebee. More »

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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 »

Soap and water kills ground bees by pouring the solution on their nest. Moreover, sprinkling boric acid at the entrance of a bee nest causes the natural toxin to spread throughout the entire nest, killing the bee populat... More »

Valuable as pollinators of shrubs, flowers and trees, the term digger bee refers to several species of bees that burrows into the ground to build their nests. The females construct these underground nests, line them with... More »

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The queen bumblebee, who is the only one that survives in winter, picks a nest location during spring. She fills the spot with dry grass or other materials to build a shelter. Other honeybees flatten the bark near the en... 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 main cause of honey bees being endangered are parasites, including tracheal and varroa mites that were introduced into North America in the 1980s. These parasites cause diseases that can be harmful to the bees' colon... More »