Now that the warm weather has finally arrived, our bees are getting busy, busy, busy! John's inspecting a healthy hive loaded with bees. When the tress and shrubs start to grow, providing the bees with an abundance of pollen and nectar, the queen starts to lay eggs. Did you know the queen has the ability to lay 1,500-2,000 eggs per day? Since the average lifespan for a bee in spring and summer is 45 days, this ensures survival of the colony.