Planting for bees - Find your regional plants at The Xerces Society » Pollinator Conservation Resource Center

Planting for bees - Find your regional plants at The Xerces Society » Pollinator Conservation Resource Center

Power to the Pollinators! [by Whole Foods Market -- via #tipsographic]. More gardening tips at tipsographic.com

Power to the Pollinators! [by Whole Foods Market -- via #tipsographic]. More gardening tips at tipsographic.com

Free Honeybees | For Beekeepers who want free honey bees | If you are a beekeeper and want free honey bees,you can bring us your empty boxes,and we will give them back to you full of bees and honey at no charge.

Free Honeybees | For Beekeepers who want free honey bees | If you are a beekeeper and want free honey bees,you can bring us your empty boxes,and we will give them back to you full of bees and honey at no charge.

insect+identification+chart+entomology | Garden insects Art Print by Guardian Wallchart

insect+identification+chart+entomology | Garden insects Art Print by Guardian Wallchart

Honey bees Africanized/African honey bees are knows as killer bees. Read and learn more about Africanized Honey Bee Identification And its Amazing History.

Honey bees Africanized/African honey bees are knows as killer bees. Read and learn more about Africanized Honey Bee Identification And its Amazing History.

Interesting honey bee chart.  The picture labeled "it stings" shows a yellow jacket, not a honey bee, to help you know the difference.

Interesting honey bee chart. The picture labeled "it stings" shows a yellow jacket, not a honey bee, to help you know the difference.

FYI, "meat bees" are actually wasps.  Yellow jacket wasps.  Bees are vegetarian, and are not aggressive.  Late in the summer we see lots of wasps. When other food sources (nectar  and insects) for wasps dry up and decline, wasps come more aggressively to  our picnics and BBQs. We generally hate them at these times.  No one likes the meat bees. However, as annoying as they are, wasps are  beneficial insects. They eat many garden pests, keeping populations in  check, and they pollinate…

FYI, "meat bees" are actually wasps. Yellow jacket wasps. Bees are vegetarian, and are not aggressive. Late in the summer we see lots of wasps. When other food sources (nectar and insects) for wasps dry up and decline, wasps come more aggressively to our picnics and BBQs. We generally hate them at these times. No one likes the meat bees. However, as annoying as they are, wasps are beneficial insects. They eat many garden pests, keeping populations in check, and they pollinate…

http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/bee-identification.html  How to id bees.

http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/bee-identification.html How to id bees.

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