Category Archives: Bees

37 Types of Bees (with Pictures): Visual Identification Guide

bee identification - Bee Species Identification Chart

Have you ever come across a bee and wished you could identify it? This article is a visual guide designed to help you identify 37 different types of bees. Our comprehensive bee identification chart will assist you in recognizing and distinguishing the identifying features of various types of bees.

Types of Ground Bees (With Pictures) – Identification and Control

Ground Bees identification and control

Ground bees or ground nesting bees are solitary bees that make nests in the ground. Ground bees tunnel into dry soil to create underground nests about 6” (15 cm) long where they raise their young. Despite these solitary bees being beneficial to the ecosystem and biodiversity, many gardeners view ground bees as pests. Ground nesting bees can create dirt piles in lawns, spoiling the look of lush turfgrass. Also, many people may be concerned that ground bees can sting.

The Best Flowers For a Bee-Friendly Garden

The Best Flowers For a Bee-Friendly Garden

Flowers in a bee garden attract important pollinators to your yard. Not only do bee-friendly flowers add color and beauty to your outdoor space, but they also play a crucial role in local ecosystems. By knowing the right bee-friendly flowers to grow, you can support populations of black and yellow honeybees, bumblebees, carpenter bees, and many other insect species in the suborder Apocrita.