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Making a Bee Hotel

Most people don’t realize that over 4,000 species of bees live in North America.  Many of the same factors that threaten honey bees threaten wild bees.  Honey bees just have better publicists so you hear more about the struggles of honey bees.  People can help wild bees by making bee hotels.  Bee hotels provide habitat to some of the common wild bees such as mason bees and leaf cutter bees that make their homes in small cavities they find in wood. Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions for My Bees

This is the time when people reflect upon the past year and make goals for the year ahead.  Want to learn a new language, lose 20 pounds, or switch your diet to 100% raw vegetables?  Make these your New Year’s Resolutions!  Everything seems possible in late December with the New Year just around the corner and the actual hard work of achieving those resolutions still several days away.  I’m not making any personal resolutions this year, but I do have some bee resolutions that I am sharing with you.  Don’t be surprised if you see some of these topics appearing in future blog posts. Continue reading