The smell of nectar entices bees to a flower-filled meadow, while the scent of smoke wards them away from danger. Learn how to harness the power of scent and use it to attract and repel bees to your own garden!
The fascinating buzz of the bee might often be heard, but less often see. The sense of smell, however, is a signal of alert for these pollinators, and its power to both attract and repel has been studied.
The world of beekeeping is an endlessly fascinating one, where the sweet smell of nectar and the sour notes of pollen work in harmony to attract bees. What’s more, the science behind it all is equally as captivating.
The buzz over bees is growing louder, and scientists have found that scents play a major role in bee’s attraction to flowers. By exploring the different aromas that draw bees, scientists are learning how to best support these essential pollinators.