When the weather turns warm, propolis can string into fragrant tendrils like fresh-from-the-oven mozzarella cheese. When cold, it can shatter like bone china, yielding knife-sharp shards. In especially ...
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Introduction In the perfect world, bees create neat layers of parallel comb, with a nice even space between them. In the real world, though, things might not turn ...
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Introduction Bees have it tough and have to contend with a wide range of potential challenges. But they do it so well and a successful colony can survive ...
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Introduction A swarm is one of the most dramatic and amazing shows of nature that anyone, beekeeper or not, can witness. Swarming is a natural process through which ...
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Introduction Colonies have a single queen. And when they don’t they are queenless. This state is called queenlessness. There’s nothing complicated about the definition of queenlessness! But when ...
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