Posts Tagged: nectarine
If you've ever watched honey bees work the blossoms, you'll probably see them packing pollen in their pollen baskets and cleaning their tongue as they buzz from flower to flower.Pollen is protein, and nectar, carbohydrates. Worker bees collect both,...
Honey bee packing pollen while foraging on a nectarine blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey
Honey bee pauses to clean her tongue. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee packing more pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Happy Turkey Day! The last Thursday of November is Thanksgiving Day, but it really should be Honey Bee Day. Without the bees, we’d have no Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving as we know it. They are our unstung heroes. They pollinate more than 90...
Bee and Nectarine Blossom