Today my package of bees arrived and it was time to put them in the hive. The queen bee arrived in a small box. A few attendants took care of her while she traveled to the hive location. Talk about high maintenance, wherever she goes her attendants follow. They help take care of her and they even feed her. The queen is the largest bee in the box.
The Worker Bees and Drones will go wherever their queen leads them. So when you want your bees to make a hive a home you need the queen to stay put. See the small box it has some white candy inside. The candy blocks the Queen and her attendants from flying out of the box until they eat their way out. This gives the Queen time to get used to her new home and the other bees will start preparing the combs.
God is big and I am small, yet He created me to do big things. He also made honey bees and gave them a great purpose. Join me as I learn about a big thing called beekeeping from some tiny creatures.
Buzz (the blog)
Staring at the dancing bees in an observation hive, it hits me. I love how these tiny creatures communicate. It looks like they're having fun dancing around while telling their sisters where to find some nectar.
This site is digital resource for kids who want to learn more about bees. I started this blog to provide an informative text about beekeeping and bees.
So here goes. Join me on an adventure with bees. I hope we can make learning as fun as the dancing bees informing their sisters.