Without honeybees, and other pollinators, however, most of the fruit and vegetables we eat on a daily basis wouldn’t be possible. This is a big deal! 326 million people in the US alone have to eat every day! However, we’ve lost a total of 40% of the US’s commercial honeybees in the last 10 years. […]
A friend asked me what was the best way to attract pollinators to her garden. She was thinking about getting a honey bee hive or maybe just attracting native bees. These are your options for improving pollination in your garden.
Are you ready to get started with bees but not really knowing how or where to begin? Follow these 10 helpful tips to getting started with bees!
Native pollinators are as important (if not more important) than honey bees for pollinating crops and native plants. There are a few things you can do to attract native pollinators to your garden: Grow flowers and let your veges flower to feed the pollinators all year Have a source of insect-friendly water in the garden […]
These 6 tips to winterizing bee hives will give you and your bees the boost they need to get through the winter months into spring and blooming flowers!
I had high hopes for this plant when I planted it as a source of fall nectar and pollen. In July, when it Saliva began blooming, the plants were visited by bumble bees and butterflies but not my bees. I was beginning to wonder if maybe this was not a good plant for my “Bee” […]