The honey bee's life is in 6 stages after emerging from the comb. First task these little creatures perform after rising from the honey comb is, make their bed; get it ready for the next generation. The honey bee's observed hovering around vegetable gardens, fruit trees, flower gardens are at the last stage of their estimated 45 day lifespan. Bees perform specific tasks from day one. Who teaches them this? The Great Programmer; that's who!