Backyard Orchard News
Ever heard of a polyester bee?We encountered a plasterer or "polyester" bee on a recent trip to...
Three little words can help us determine what to plant in a bee friendly garden: "attractive to...
Bee on Escallonia
Going for the Escallonia
Our Artemisia, a silvery-leafed shrub bordering our bee friendly garden, looks quite orange and...
Ladybug and a Pupa
Talk about agility.When you watch a honey bee foraging, it's a lesson in aerial acrobatics.She...
It's raining bumble bees in our pool.Yellow-faced bumble bees (Bombus vosnesenskii). And honey bees...
Yellow-Faced Bumble Bee