10 TIPS FOR A BEE FRIENDLY GARDEN

10 TIPS FOR A BEE FRIENDLY GARDEN

Ever wonder what a beekeeper plants for her bees? Here’s snapshot the flowers in my bee friendly garden this year. Plus, I’ll share a bunch of tips that you can use in your own gardens. 1. Learn About Early & Late Blooming Flowers When planting for...
2 MILLION BLOSSOMS MAGAZINE

2 MILLION BLOSSOMS MAGAZINE

Introducing a new quarterly magazine dedicated to educating the public about pollinators. Learn what dangers they face and how we can help them. Created by honey bee biologist Dr. Kirsten Traynor, 2 Million Blossoms will provide a much needed space for smart, nuanced...
IS IT A BEE, WASP OR FLY?

IS IT A BEE, WASP OR FLY?

For most people, the word “bee” conjures an image of a honey bee. Many people do not realize there are other kinds of bees. Yet, there are over 4,000 different species of native bees in North America and all of them are pollinators vital to our ecosystem....
HOW TO SAVE A POISONED BEEHIVE

HOW TO SAVE A POISONED BEEHIVE

  There’s nothing worse than discovering your bees have been poisoned. The once busy entrance, now silent with only a few twitching bees in carpet of dead below. The suddenness of a colony lost to pesticide poisoning is shocking. What follows is often...