Bee Seasons outside and in

Outside the Hive

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Spring – A few foragers bringing pollen in
Summer – Foragers building up
Autumn – Full foraging activity
Winter – Few foragers visible

Inside the Hive

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Spring – Queen lays 1600 to 2000 eggs per day
Summer – Bees hatch and numbers grow
Autumn – Bees store and cap honey in the cells
Winter – Bees rely on their stored food, forage for water and take cleansing flights