5 things you can do to help all pollinators – not just honey bees
Honey bees, wild bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, and other pollinators help produce more than a third of all the food we eat. They’re also a keystone species - without them, the vast majority of wildflowers, shrubs, and trees wouldn’t be able to reproduce, which would in turn affect the other creatures who rely on this vegetation for survival.
7 surprising facts about bee stings
Everybody knows it: bees have stingers and they know how to use them! Naturally, most people ponder stings with a mixture of fear and curiosity. In truth, bees are docile and hardworking by nature. Humans and bees can live together side-by-side quite pleasantly. Here are some interesting facts about bee stings that will probably surprise you.
#FunFacts: 6 Things You Should Know about Honey
Did you know that North Americans consume a lot more honey than they can produce? In fact, numbers show that up to three-quarters of our honey comes from elsewhere. While that’s great for our collective sweet tooth, it can be trickier to know what’s in imported honey, with some blends including lesser ingredients like cheap corn syrup or unwelcome GMOs.
Tips and Hacks: Choosing an Urban Beekeeping Company
Contrary to popular belief– and to unfounded fears – almost any building can host a hive. But to truly take advantage of your urban beekeeping experience and keep your bees happy, you’re best to get the help of a qualified, experienced partner.