How to Start Beekeeping: What's All the Buzz About?

 

A honey bee hive can provide an abundance of honey and beeswax, increased pollination for your garden crops, and hours of entertainment. This roundup of basic beekeeping tells you what to expect when diving into the art of apiary management, including the time, equipment and budget required.

 

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Use Bat Houses for Mosquito Control

 

Controlling mosquito populations can be tricky. Luckily, you can summon a natural ally by building a homemade bat house.

 

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How to Attract Native Bees to Your Organic Garden

 

Learn how to attract native bees to your organic garden with insect hotels, bee-friendly plants and more. The planet’s best pollinators are in big trouble. Wildflower meadows where native bees once gathered nectar and pollen have turned into shopping malls, and dead trees where these ancient insects nest are getting harder to find. The native bees that do manage to survive are imperiled by Big Ag’s pesticides — unless they can find safe haven in diversified organic gardens.

 

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