Bees make honey; we all know that. But what happens between the bee buzzing around our backyard, and the sticky knife in the jar, is a mystery to most of us.
How many bee-hours does it take to make just one jar of honey?
What do the honeybees' waggling dances really mean?
Why do bees swarm?
What is a 'house bee'?
From exploring their life cycle + development, to revealing their societies + behavior, expert biodynamic beekeeper Michael Weiler answers these questions + many more.
Combining poetic observations with scientific detail, The Secrets of Bees uncovers the incredible world of these remarkable insects.