Tag Archives: honey

  1. Do Wasps Make Honey?

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    August 9, 2018 by glenfoerd

    Mexican Honey Wasp (Brachygastra mellifica)

    Ask anyone the difference between bees and wasps and they’re likely to say something like this: bees make honey, wasps don’t. 

    Setting aside the fact that the majority of bees (even within the honeybee’s family  Apidae) are solitary and do not produce honey, the assertion that wasps do not produce honey is incorrect.

  2. Bee pluribus Unum

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    July 31, 2018 by jhoffdog

    Winter is a deadly season for insects. The cold temperatures claim many multi-legged and buzzing victims. Yet bees have adapted …
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  3. The Birds, the Bees, and the Middle Man

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    July 5, 2018 by glenfoerd

    Humans have long relied on animals to help with tasks: horses transport, mules plow, dogs hunt. Animals, likewise, may be said to rely on humans for their own needs:…

  4. Bee loving vendors abound at Honey Fest 2017

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    August 18, 2017 by lkreslins

    by Laris Kreslins, Bartram’s Garden Here is a round up of all the exciting vendors at the 2017 Honey Festival! This …
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  5. The Insectarium comes to us!

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    August 15, 2017 by lkreslins

    by Laris Kreslins, Bartram’s Garden This year marks the first year that Dr. John Cambridge of The Philadelphia Insectarium & Butterfly …
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  6. Egyptian Honey

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    July 31, 2017 by jhoffdog

    by Hannah McMillan for Wyck Association Humans have been using bee products for over 9,000 years! One key insight into …
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