Top Tips on How to Start a Honey Bee Hive

Beekeepers looking at their hives

A bee’s nest is a complex creation of tunnels and chambers constructed to aid a bee’s daily life. A hive is a man-made structure used to keep a bee. A hive gathers honey and helps nearby pollination of crops and plant-life. Through the use of beeswax, bees create honeycomb that they use to store food and raise their young. Find … Read More

Tips and Tricks on How to Keep Bees Away from Your House

Bees Find a Way into Any Hole

Mid-March to late spring is known as the swarming season in the United States. During this season, bees reproduce and split off from their original colony to form a new colony and find a new home. Don’t want to become neighbors with a new hive of bees? Here’s some tips and tricks on how to keep bees away from your … Read More

The Difference Between Wasps and Bees

Difference Between Wasps and Bees

When we hear a buzzing sound outside, we instantly think of them; bees and wasps! Although summer is the peak season for these little critters to flock, it’s important to know how to spot their differences all year round. But what are the differences between wasps and bees? As they buzz by you, they seem to look the same and … Read More

The Winter Critters to Beware This Winter in Las Vegas [infographic]

 The cold weather keeps us indoors in our cozy homes, and we hate to be outside. Well, humans aren’t the only ones who dread the freezing temperatures. There are insects and animals who come out in the winter in Las Vegas and become more significant pests than a chilly night without a blanket. Beware of these critters who want to … Read More

Why You Don’t Want Africanized Bees in Your Yard

We all know that we should take care of bees. We are often told that we should help out a tired bee whenever we see them on our property, favoring them with a little sugar water so that they can get on their way and start pollinating our plants once more. We all know that bees are an integral part … Read More

What to Do If a Bee Stings Your Toddler

toddler bee sting

As a parent, dealing with a bee sting on a young child can be a scary prospect. However, knowing how to handle the situation in advance will give you the best chance of minimizing the damage and keeping your child before getting things back to normality. Here are some tips to handle a toddler bee sting. What to Do If … Read More

Bee of the Month: Long-horned Bees

long horned bee

We have all gotten used to the average look of a bee—round fliers with black and yellow stripes. But this bee type has an extra long feature distinguishing them from the rest of the hive. The long-horned bee is unique with their added antennas to the bodies. These little buzzers put their additions to good use when it comes to … Read More

How to Involve Your Kids in Your Home Gardening

child beekeeper

Many children are fascinated with watching plants grow and tending to them to help with the growth. Gardening with kids could be as educational as it is fun, and there are many lessons they can learn from placing a seed in the ground. Children feel a sense of success when they start seeing the first sprout pop from the soil … Read More

Bees to the Mound: Bee Hive Takes over Dugout at Baseball Game

bee box

Baseball is a staple of summertime, and everyone wants to spend their day watching this sport, including some buzzing insects. At a game in Corpus Christi, TX, they discovered beehive in baseball dugout who had invaded to watch the game. They took over the space to let players know they are ready to take the mound for a home run. … Read More