1. Meet Mark, he likes bees!

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    August 16, 2018 by lkreslins

    Meet Mark Berman! He’s one of the bee masters at Bartram’s. Where are your bees and how did you get …
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  2. Bears Vs. Bees

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    August 14, 2018 by lkreslins

    by Sally Schwab Most of us are familiar with Winnie the Pooh’s playful antics in his search for his favorite …
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  3. 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.

  4. How Bees See

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    August 7, 2018 by glenfoerd

    Flowers in UV

    Bee vision is one of the great marvels of the natural world. Their compound eyes allow them to pick up minute details in an incredible range of vision, to respond quickly to movement (much more quickly than humans), and to judge distance and dimension with amazing accuracy.

  5. As Busy as a Bee

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    August 2, 2018 by jhoffdog

    Have you ever wondered about bee’s social lives and how they communicate with each other? Honey bees and bumblebees are …
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  6. 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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  7. Who Knows Better than MOM?

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    July 26, 2018 by KathyMay

    That’s what we asked!  Since the answer is “no one”, Honey Festival 2018 decided to partner with Mom’s Organic Markets.  …
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