Although some insects can bite and sting you, most insects are quite friendly. If you have always been fascinated by all the kinds of insects, you will most…
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Honey bees are facing extinction. There are some things we can do to help ensure their survival. Having a garden full of bee friendly plants is one of them. Here are 40 fabulous plants to get you started with planing a bee friendly garden. #bees #keepingbees #gardening #sustainability #homesteading
Pollinators are essential to the health of our ecosystem, food systems, and natural landscapes. Read along to learn about the top 23 plants for pollinators. Creating a pollinator-friendly garden helps maintain a healthy pollinator population, and brings joy to your life!
How to Make A DIY Butterfly Feeder | Step by step instructions (with pictures) for how to make a butterfly feeder. It's a wonderful addition to any garden or flower bed and can be a fun DIY craft or project for kids. Made from a mason jar, some twine, and a piece of sponge, it will help attract these friendly insects to your garden and give them a place to refuel (we included a butterfly food recipe, too!). TraditionalCookingSchool.com #tradcookschool #butterfly #garden #DIY #feeder
Plants and Tips to Create a Bee-Friendly Garden. Do you have fruit trees that used to fruit well but are no longer producing much or any fruit? Perhaps your vegetable garden isn’t as lush as it once was, with fewer vegetables or smaller, misshapen ones. Before you dig out the fertilizer, or give up all together, call in the air force: bees. #gardentherapy #beegarden
Roll out the welcome mat for friendly insects that will get on your garden's good side. While some insects like aphids and grasshoppers can wreak havoc on gardens, not all insects have a destructive bent. In fact, many of these good bugs help eliminate their garden-eating cousins by snacking on them. Insects can also help your garden grow by pollinating flowers. Here are 8 great bugs that will be a pleasure to have around your garden, and suggestions for encouraging them to pay you a visi...
Creating Bug Gardens: Attracting Beneficial Insects For A Garden - Gardeners have lots of good reasons to try to lure beneficial insects for a garden. But how to do it? Calling them or whistling softly rarely works. You’ll want to use insect friendly garden plants to start creating bug gardens. This article will help get you started.