My Secrets to Attract Bees to My Garden

Seeing my orchard and my garden flowering and covered with bees makes me happy year after year. I plant a variety of fruits, veggies, annual, biennial and perennial plants to attract bees and actually all kinds of beautiful birds and butterflies. But this blog post is about bees only, so lets focus on them, yes?…

Bees Love You with Sweet Honey

Spring is here and so the time to make your honey! If you have a swarm in your backyard I will tell you how to catch the bees. If you have a beekeeping then I assume you already know how to collect and pack your honey from the honeycombs. Catching a swarm isnā€™t easy the…

Exotic Flowers for Exotic Bees

Lots of flowers provideĀ abundant nectar and pollen for bees. All Bees get all of their carbohydrates from floral nectar, and all of their protein from floral pollen. Bees rely on flowers to supply them with the food they need to survive. Some flowers (e.g. tomatoes) provideĀ only pollen, the main source of protein for bees. Other…