More to explore:
The Apiary - Bees see in the ultraviolet spectrum and at Stone Barns, the hives are painted bright colors, which may help the bees to identify which hive is theirs. The bold colors also reduce solar gain, keeping the hives cooler in the summer
got to have honey bees on a farm---and they might as well look awesome
The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams. ~Thoreau
Bee hives in a row. That's so cute! Such nice bright colors, too.
Bees are an important part of food production. They pollinate the crops in the fields and orchards.
The parts of a Bee Hive: Brushy Mountain Bee Farm - Getting Started in Beekeeping
How to Start an Urban Bee Hive - Urban Farm Online
Honey Bees, the Outside of what tastes Good inside ..never swat them, just push them on their way.
Stone bee mosaic by Arabella Lennox-Boyd at Gresgarth Hall, Lancashire, UK | Photo Sue McLoughlin
Bee skep in bole by hockadilly (a bee bole is a cavity or alcove in a wall, commonly used for bee-keeping in Britain prior to the mid-19th century) by hockadilly on Flickr
Extracting Honey from Our Bee Hives - Food Storage and Survival
Honey bees are becoming endangered... do something to help save them before they are extinct. If they die, we will have about 4 years before we die also.
Honeybees don't sting unless provoked. In fact, they don't want to sting because then they will die.
color makes me smile...