Butterfly and Bee Garden

Butterfly Bee Garden

Author name: Anne Gilbertson

Honeybee vs Bumblebee

Bumblebee vs Honeybee: Understanding the Differences Between the Two Most Common Bees

Ever wondered about the bumblebee vs. honeybee argument? There are almost 20,000 species of bee that differ in their behaviors, pollination habits, habitat, and physical characteristics. Due to a loss of habitat, pesticides, and mono-crop farming, the numbers of bees across the US are in sharp decline. However, the bumblebee and honeybee remain two of …

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Swallowtail Butterfly

Your Complete Guide to the Swallowtail Butterfly

There are 550 to 600 species of swallowtail butterfly, with many of them a common sight in various areas of the world. Swallowtail butterflies are also one of the largest species of butterfly, making them easy to see. Here we’ll explore this species and highlight some of the common types of swallowtail butterflies.

beekeeping

What is Beekeeping?

Beekeeping is the practice of maintaining a colony of honey bees. Also known as apiculture, beekeepers or apiarists have hives where the bee colony lives. Generally, the purpose of beekeeping is to ensure flower pollination and to collect honey. Another vital role of the beekeeper is to cross-bread bee populations to keep them free from …

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