Tag Archives: Native Bees

When the Bees Arrive

When the snow stops! The snowy garden in April below…

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Are Bumblebees Back in My Garden?

I hope so, and thank the zinnia for feeding those fuzzy-butt bees. I think this is a female Common Eastern Bumblebee, Bombus impatiens. It is big and fuzzy.

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Native Bees Reign Supreme

In October of 2011, Cornell did an article on Chronicle OnLine that talked about Cornell entomology professor Bryan Danforth’s research into native bees. It found that native pollinators are two to three times more effective than our beloved honeybees at … Continue reading

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