Bee Attractants

Whether you want to attract bees to your garden to help pollinate, or you would like to attract a new hive of bees to live in your managed apiary, there are several things you can do to try and get the bees where you want them.

Bee Behavior – Fanning

Fanning isn't just used as a homing signal the forager bees back home, it is also used to regulate the temperature inside the hive by circulating air through the hive. Although it looks completely different, the air circulation fanning behavior helps to evaporate the water off the nectar stores and reduce the water content in the nectar to safely store it as honey.