Good vs. Bad Bugs in Your Garden
In this article, you will learn about the good and bad bugs that may inhabit our gardens and their effect on our plants. You will also find out how to attract beneficial organisms and choose plants that will help your garden thrive.
Create A Bee & Butterfly Water Source · Cozy Little House
The way to attract bees and butterflies to your garden space is to provide herbs and flowers they prefer, as well as a water source.
Backyard Bees Poster
The backyard bees of North America poster displays over 130 different bee species (which is only 3% of all bee species in North America). Each is pictured at 5x their actual size and they are grouped together roughly by family (except for the cuckoo bees). All bees are identified to genus, and their common names are given. This poster is not intended to be a bee identification poster; even experts have a hard time identifying most bees to the species level without using a microscope. This…
How to Make Bee Candy Board for Winter Bee Feeding
If you're worried about your bees getting through the winter, you might consider bee candy boards. Make bee candy boards for bees as a cushion to feed.
Comb honey in glass jars - Honey Bee Suite
The glass jar comb honey super shown below is a refinement of the one made by beekeeper Morris Ostrofsky of southwestern Oregon. A detailed description of Morris’ equipment and process can be found here: Glass Jar Beekeeping—Creating Edible Art. After reading his account, I decided to make several tweaks to fit my own situation. The […]
How to Paint a Beehive-Easy Tips - Carolina Honeybees
Should you paint your bee hives? Yes, maybe you should. Painting a hive does not have to be a lot of work, it protects the wood and it may even find it to be fun! Get creative with your beehive painting. Learn more.. #beginnerbeekeeping #beehives #carolinahoneybees
15 WAYS TO CONVERT AN EYESORE INTO A GORGEOUS GARDEN FEATURE - gardenpicsandtips.com
If you have an old tree stump in your garden you may regard it as a nuisance that needs to be removed, but really it provides you with an opportunity…