Bee Club in Glen Rose, Texas
By Dr. Paula McDonald, Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
(Beam & Branch Realty)
I attended my first beekeeping meeting tonight. The club in our area meets in Glen Rose, Texas. This little club filled my head with a TON of information! There is so much to learn. The main thing to know is that bees are vital to life on earth. Many people don't know the importance of these fascinating creatures. Here are some fun facts:🐝 They have 6 legs, 2 pairs of wings, & 5 eyes🐝 Beehives can hold about 50,000 bees🐝 Queen bees can lay up to 2,000 egs per day🐝 The male bees are called drones🐝 Bees communicate by chemicals called pheromones🐝 When a bee stings it most often dies🐝 They fly at a speed of approximately 20 mph🐝 It takes nectar from about 2 million flowers to make 1 lb of honey🐝 They pollinate about 130 agricultural crops in the US🐝 One bee produces about 1 tablespoon of h...