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Page links on Buzz About Bees - links to interesting bee themed articles, including honey bees, solitary bees, bumble bees, gardening, and more.

Try this delicious Banana and Honey Tea Bread Recipe

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What Are The Reasons For
Bee Decline?

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Bees - quick facts

Bees - quick facts

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Create A Bee Garden

From lawns, to bee houses and flower shapes, turn your garden into bee heaven!

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Gardening for bees.

Bee sting reactions
A description of possible reactions and what to do

Bees love clover!

Bees love clover!
It's great in lawns, saves mowing, and council's could save money by planting it!

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bee-themed bookmark

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There is very rarely a good reason to remove bumble bee nests.  They only last a season.

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How long do bumble bee nests last?

Car Stickers And More

Save the bees plant flowers car bumper sticker
Don't worry bee happy car bumper sticker
Bee kind bee-themed car bumper sticker

Read about the Chocolate Mining Bee

Honey Buying Tips

Click the cartoon below to go to free, downloadable puzzles and coloring pages!

bee themed coloring pages and puzzles

Why might honey crystallize,
and is it still okay to eat it?
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Thinking about running a cut flower growing business?

Bee Inspired with this interview

Running a cut flower growing business.

For A Diagram Of Flower Pollination Click Here

Diagram Of Flower Pollination

Did you know?

Elephants are afraid of bees!

Click here to watch a video!


Do bees sleep?
Apparently they do, but how do we know?

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Do bees sleep?

Ever wondered......
Do bumble bees make honey?

Do bumble bees make honey?

How Eating Organic
Helps The Bees
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Farmers Can Help The Bees
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What to do if you find a bedraggled bumble bee needing help
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If you have found a bee and don't know what to do
click here

Did France ban neonics?

Well.....sort of...Read

Are there really any health benefits of taking 'Bee Pollen' or is it just hype?

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Government bee scientist
(Helen Thompson of Fera) behind controversial study joins pesticide firm!

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Help the bees

Help With Bees

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The Honey And Apple Cider Vinegar Diet

Take a look at the science, and the recipe!

Worried about the taste?
Read further

Honey And Diabetes
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Help with honey bees
and
Help with carpenter bees

The honey bee life cycle

The Honey Bee Life Cycle
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Honey Bees For Sale?
Tips for beginners.

Honey Glaze Recipes

From classic glazes to glazes with a 'twist'

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Honey Glazed Ham Recipes:

The classic recipe and more

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Honey For Hair Masks

Read the recipes

Honey for hair masks.

What's the real difference?

Honey vs Sugar

Is Honey Good For You?
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Is Honey Good For You?

How Can Councils Help The Bees?
Ideas To Share

How do bees collect pollen?

How do bees collect pollen?

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How do neonicotinoids work to kill insects like bees? 

Manufacturers provide clues!

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How do bees make honey?

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How do bees make honey?

Is Honey Good For You?
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Is Honey Good For You?

Bees love kale flowers!

Bees love kale!

Harvest the leaves in year 1, and continue harvesting in year 2 until the plant produces flowers. The pale yellow, fragrant flowers are loved by all kinds of bees!

Read about my favourite fruit & veg for bees.

Korsakov's 'The flight Of The Bumblebee'
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Create a
lawn for bees

Gardeners Beware!


Did you know?  Bees love lime trees - but some imports are believed to be toxic for bees!

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Excerpt from 'A Sting In The Tale' by Professor Dave Goulson (also author of Bumblebee Behaviour And Ecology):

Page 128:

"Buff-tailed and white tailed bumblebees love the flowers of lime trees, although there is something in the nectar which seems to make them dopey and even sometimes kill them".

Meadowland
by
John Lewis-Stempel

Read my review of this beautiful nature diary

Meadowland
by
John Lewis-Stempel

Neonicotinoids:

Myths And Flawed Arguments

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Neonicotinoid Pesticides:

The Risk To Bees

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What can manufacturer patents tell us about the risks their chemicals pose to non-target insects?

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Bee-themed Activity Pages
Puzzles and coloring pages

Bee-themed Activity Pages
Puzzles, coloring pages and more

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How to remove wasps without killing them.

Remove wasps without killing them

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Solitary Bees by Ted Benton

Solitary Bees by Ted Benton

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The Strange Disappearance of the Bees

Interview with producer of the film, Mark Daniels

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Tom Theobald Video

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Top-supering vs Bottom-supering

What does the research say?

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Did you know?
Some plants are believed to be TOXIC for bees!
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Did You Know?

Not all bees can sting!  Many bees (probably most) are fairly docile and harmless!


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Bee sting facts

Did You Know?

More people are killed by lightning than bee stings!

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How do bees make wax and why?

Find out here

Trivia

How many times per second can a bumble bee beat it's wings?

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Wacky Fact!

Did You Know?

Male honey bees (drones) 
have no father, but they do have a grandfather!

Does that sound impossible?


Read more about Drones!

Wacky Fact

Did you know?

If the honey bee queen is removed 
from a hive, within 15 minutes,
the rest of the colony
will know about it!


Read more about the honey bee queen

Did You Know?

Honey will keep indefinitely in a jar.

Read more facts about honey.

Trivia:

How far must honey bees fly to produce a pound of honey?

Honey bee facts

Find out by

clicking here!

How do bees make honey?

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How do bees make honey?
Why do bees need nectar and pollen?

Why do bees need nectar and pollen?

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Why do bumble bees fly into windows?

Why do bumble bees fly into windows?

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What is the name of the largest bee in the world?


Find out and read more facts about bees here

Apple cider vinegar and honey

Are there any benefits of taking Apple Cider Vinegar
and Honey?

Interesting research, recipes and tips 
here!

Wasps:

Frequently Asked Questions

Read Wasp FAQs

Wasp FAQs

How To Kill Wasps

Don’t!

It is far better not to kill wasps because you will only attract more of them.

Read about preventing wasp stings

If you kill wasps you may only attract more!

Find out how to deter wasps here.

Not many people like wasps, but they have an important role in the ecosystem!

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Do Wasps Pollinate Flowers?
Benefits of wasps

Body Snatcher Wasps!

Why are farmers turning to wasps to help them control crop eating pests?

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Dan Rather report on bees

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Honey bee mating behaviour

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Bees nectar robbing

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Bees nectar robbing
What do bees eat?

Bees eat pollen and nectar

- everyone knows that!

But what else do they eat?

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Where do bees go in winter?

Where do bees go in winter?

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Why are hedgerows, trees and shrubs so valuable for bees?

Why are hedgerows, trees and shrubs so valuable for bees?

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When and why do beekeepers feed sugar to honey bees?

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Did You Know?

Honey is food stored by honey bees
to see them through the winter?

Read about

Why Bees Make Honey

Why Are Honey Bees So Important?

Learn Why Here

Why have bees stopped visiting my garden?

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The importance of wild bees

The importance of wild bees

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5 reasons to include a wildflower area in your lawn

5 reasons to include a wildflower area in your lawn

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