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Bee Facts: May 2022

No Mow May encourages you to leave your grass alone for the month of May. When other flowers are limited, this permits grass flowers to emerge and feed hungry native bees coming from hibernation. More facts about them are below:

Bee fact #34

Honeybee Fact

Beekeeping is a 4,500-year-old tradition.

Source: https://academic.oup.com/ae/article/62/3/194/1711157

Bee fact #35

Honeybee Fact

A worker bee will travel the equivalent of 12 times the diameter of the Earth in its 6-8week lifetime.

Source: https://www.beepods.com/101-fun-bee-facts-about-bees-and-beekeeping/

Bee fact #36

Honeybee Fact

Mead is the world’s oldest fermented beverage, made from fermented honey.

Source: https://everythingontap.com/2014/03/14/worlds-oldest-alcoholic-drinks/

Bee fact #37

Honeybee Fact

Mead is the world’s oldest fermented beverage, made from fermented honey.

Source: https://everythingontap.com/2014/03/14/worlds-oldest-alcoholic-drinks/