Monthly Archives: April 2012
Nope. This is not a tie-dyed bee cocoon. Beewolves are Digger Wasps that hunt for bees to feed their larvae. Their young develop in underground nests where the humid conditions expose them, and their food supply, to bacteria that often … Continue reading
I know… It looks very dry and cozy in there, but you just can’t fit! (She stayed on my bee house for hours!)
@Long Trail Brewing, a Vermont brewery, has produced a spring ‘Pollinator’ brew. I HAD to try some to show my support for the bees ;-) and it’s delicious!
All this pollen causing your allergies to act up? Imagine how this poor girl feels. . . Of course, I’m totally anthropomorphizing here (one of my favorite things :) but this female Osmia Taurus has got a face full. This … Continue reading
Pollinator.org publishes plant guides that are geared to your specific ecoregion. Simply enter your zip code and you’ll find a list of native plants that grow easily, don’t need pesticides or fertilizers, and provide nutritious pollen and nectar for your … Continue reading