Why Do Bees Seem More Active In The Fall?

We hate to break it to you, but summer is quickly coming to an end and that means fall is right around the corner. Recently one of our customers remarked about how bad the bees get in their neighborhood during autumn.

Why is that? Well, first of all, it is likely that what she has mistaken for aggressive bees is actually wasps. The way to tell the difference is that bees are hairy and wasps have smooth bodies. The life span of wasps is about one year. In late summer and early fall, the hive’s numbers begin to dwindle and the buzzers go in to hyper drive trying to feed the eggs that the queen has laid in the nest. Continue reading