Tag Archives: bee nutrition
You thought bees were vegetarians?
Well, looks like another sacred truth has been shattered. Bees eat beefy little microbes as part of their regular diet. Never again will I stand in front of a class of new beekeepers and implore them to marvel at the … Continue reading
Posted in Bee Biology, Diseases and Pests, Ecology, Pesticides, Save the Bees, Science Tagged bee nutrition, microbes, pollen 3 Comments
For a lot of temperate-climate beekeepers, dandelions are the peak of the spring season. Their bloom marks the point where hives are finally getting much stronger, nectar is pouring in, and the dandelions’ massive gifts are giving a fine boost … Continue reading
Posted in Bee Biology, Climate, Ecology, Honey Plants Tagged bee nutrition, dandelions, pollen, Saskatchewan 3 Comments