Great Facts About Bumblebees - Yakima Herald-Republic Online
* Because they live in small nests, bumblebees never swarm, so you can encourage nesting in your garden without fear of this happening. The bumblebee generally considers a suitable place for nesting to be on the ground, beneath a flat object. An old mouse hole or similar hole in the ground is preferred, especially if it is underneath an old tarp, flat stone or man-made object such as a deck.
* Bumblebees do not produce enough honey for commercial use, just a few grams at a time to feed their young.
* A bumblebee's biggest enemy, by far, is... CONTINUE READING AT....