Backyard Orchard News
Leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), so named because they cut leaves and petals to line their nests,...
Caught in Flight
Sip of Nectar
If we were to describe the cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae) in one word, it would be...
The female Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) is a sneaky creature.She flies around bee hives...
Greater Wax Moth
Wax Moth Larvae
The peak bee season is winding down--along with the number of bee swarms."There aren't that many...
Ready to Swarm
On the Trunk
If I were in charge, the praying mantis would eat only aphids, flies and stink bugs.No honey bees....