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Fuzzy Bee Blog: 5 Tips And Tricks For Indoor Plants // The Fuzzy Bee

Fuzzy Bee Blog: 5 Indoor Plant Tips And Tricks // The Fuzzy Bee #

Fuzzy Bee Blog: 5 Tips And Tricks For Indoor Plants // The Fuzzy Bee

Pollinating Honey Bee

The Best Flowers to Attract Bees

Digger bee nectaring on a cherry blossom. Photo by Rita Clagett

If you want to grow the ultimate flower buffet for butterflies and bees, try Joe Pye Weed. When there isn't much else blooming, Joe Pye will surprise you ...

Honey bees kill a hornet. Honey bee stingers can often be withdrawn from a small predator and used again. © Rusty Burlew.

Female Valley carpenter bee, caught in flight, dusted with gold pollen. (Photo

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The female Valley carpenter bee sips nectar from a blue spike salvia, Salvia uliginosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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Bumble bee on a cherry blossom. Photo: Rita Clagett

Plight of the Bumble Bee: Conserving Imperiled Native Pollinators

This female Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, peers over a blue spike salvia (Salvia uliginosa) blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

To bee or not to bee: the ecosystem and me

A honey bee at the entrance to a hive

a male Valley carpenter bee (Xylocopa varipuncta) on a tower of jewels (Echium

5 Tips + Tricks To Stop Being A Plant Killer. Fuzzy Bee Blog: ...

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The Best Plants to Attract Bees

5 Tips + Tricks To Stop Being A Plant Killer. Fuzzy Bee Blog: ...

All About Yellow Jackets, Bees and Their Kin

Homeowners in Minnesota are being encouraged to replace their lawns with wildflowers and clovers. (Photo: Jack Hong/Shutterstock)

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Single female mining bee in her hole on the ground.

Seven honey bees and a bumble bee share a dahlia. © Rusty Burlew.

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I saw the first plump, fuzzy bumblebee of the season the other day. I'm not one to be scared of bees; in fact, being a gardener, I appreciate and respect ...

Don't Step on a Bee Day 2017

Honey bee Apis mellifera on knapweed.

Frazee Gardens offers a variety of hanging baskets in a plethora of colors. These hanging baskets are perfect for the mom who lives in a home with a porch ...

February 17, 2019

2) Take oligolectic bees, which evolved to use the pollen of specific native plants to feed their young. Without that plant's pollen we don't have that bee.

Bees bear a huge responsibility in the pollination of many of our flowers and crops.

The metallic wings of the female Valley carpenter bee gleam in the sun as she sips nectar from gold coin, Asteriscus maritimus.

A honeybee pollinates a blossom in an almond orchard in McFarland, California. DAVID KOSLING

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Raising bees has been an extremely rewarding experience. It is funny and ...

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Types of British bees

Bumble bees are highly effective pollinators. Photo: © Dale Rehder/The Nature Conservancy

Fuzzy Bee Book Club: Our May Read May 22, 2019

Pro Tip

A honey bee sits on a flower

A female mountain carpenter bee, Xylocopa tabaniformis orpifex, pierces the corolla of salvia to rob the nectar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Female leafcutter bee foraging on an aster. Notice she carries her pollen under her abdomen rather than her back legs. Photo: Celeste Ets-Hokin

Newly emerged queen bumble bees have strong legs and a long tongue that allow them to access the nectar hidden deep in Dutchman's breeches flowers.

... about this plant list are the bloom colors -- they are essentially different hues of one another. That will help tie the space together and not visually ...


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The most important thing that bees do is pollinate. Pollination is needed for plants to reproduce, and so many plants depend on bees or other insects as ...

I am often surprised by how frequently a customer asks me to show them plants to will attract butterflies, but doesn't want them to attract bees.


While wildflowers are essential for supplying nectar and pollen, a small bee must expend enormous energy to fly to flowers ...

May 13, 2019

A male Valley carpenter bee, Xyclopa varipuncta, pierces the corolla of a foothill Penstemon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

How to Deal with Carpenter Bees

... insects to their young while they are in the nest (and we're talking hundreds of insects a day, both larvae and adults as well as spiders and beetles).

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Keep stepping back and checking the overall shape of the canopy to make sure it looks balanced before making your next cut. A little change in perspective ...


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Fuzzy Bee City Crawl: Florence, Italy April 27, 2019

A familiar sight: a female Valley carpenter bee, covered with pollen and nectaring on a passion flower. The female is solid black, while the male of this ...

Squash bees (genera: Peponapis and Xenoglossa)

Biological pesticides, from bacterial toxins to bee-borne fungi, are a hot trend in agriculture. But harnessing nature is no easy task.

This will help prevent or delay swarming and increase honey production. Fuzzy trees lead to full bees! Pollen is coming in and nectar is not far behind.

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Female long-horned bee, wearing “leg-warmers” on a seaside daisy. Photo: Rollin Coville

Here two bumble bees, most likely Bombus vosnesenskii, share a flower. The large one on the left is probably a queen.

North American native plant Monarda fistulosa attracts all types of pollinators including swallowtails, other butterflies

It's in the white oak family, which I guess means more than just “has round leaves.” These leaves look like holly, and even the shed ones on the ground ...

The Pollinators screens April 27 and May 1, 2019 at the Newport Beach Film Festival

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Bees And Wasps In Florida

Bumble bee on Antelope Horn Milkweed. Photo: ©Chris Helzer/The Nature Conservancy

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Bombus bimaculatus, or a bumble bee

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There are asters and then there are asters...some have been reclassified into other genera, some are wild, some are cultivated--they are all great food ...

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