Beekeeping, Gardening and Quilting in Eastern Wake County, North Carolina

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

To Be a Bee

Q: How long do honeybees live?
A: Drones live from 3 to 10 weeks, if food is scarce or winter arrives, they are usually evicted from the hive. A worker bee's life span is shorter in summer than in winter and can range from 1 to 6 months. The queen can live from 2 to 5 years.