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Attract blue orchard mason bees to your garden or backyard this spring.
While honeybees are important to agriculture, it seems that blue orchard mason bees are actually a better and more efficient pollinator of native crops. Scientists estimate that one foraging female...
Take a look at these new products to help you achieve your gardening goals this year!
Create a biodiverse ecosystem in your backyard with these tips from Kim Eierman.
On her Indiana acreage, Eloisa Garza is racing to save pollinators.
Learn about honey bees at Wild Creek Bee Farm and the issues that are creating a "buzz."
The ancestor of all fermented drinks has been around as long as we’ve had bees
Wine is an alcoholic beverage made with grapes, water, and yeast. Mead is sort of the same thing, except the fermentable sugars come from honey instead of grapes. Like wine, mead can be produced dry...
Bees with a bad attitude
Yellow jackets are a type of wasp that could be considered the bullies of the bee world. They’re known to sting repeatedly and send thousands of people to the emergency room every year....
This large family of tiny bees is found all over the world
When I’m working outside in the summertime, I’m often annoyed by small bees that would rather land on me than the flowers I’m tending. They’re sweat bees, and range in...
Read how your garden can "bee" pollinator-friendly!
These tiny parasites attack honeybees and can destroy entire colonies
The varroa mite is a very serious pest of honeybees, destroying colonies worldwide. All hives have varroa mites, it’s just a matter of how many -- because if left to get out of control, they...