Category Archives: Beneficial Insects

Nature is a Respite during Disconcerting Times

Spring is a season of hope and renewal and yet we find ourselves battling together, in isolation, an unseen enemy–coronavirus or COVID-19. Staying home, does not necessarily mean staying indoors and physically distancing ourselves from one another does not mean distancing ourselves from nature. Continue reading

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Nature is a Respite during Disconcerting Times

Spring is a season of hope and renewal and yet we find ourselves battling together, in isolation, an unseen enemy–coronavirus or COVID-19. Staying home, does not necessarily mean staying indoors and physically distancing ourselves from one another does not mean distancing ourselves from nature. Continue reading

Posted in Beneficial Insects, Pollinators

TREE: Quercus alba (White Oak)

Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic

This member of the white oak taxonomic group is an important plant to maintain biodiversity, and it supports an amazing 517 lepidoptera species. Continue reading

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🐝 Keeping Honeybees 🐝

🐝🐝🐝Are you interested in bee keeping? There are a variety of reasons that folks find themselves interested in bees: some want to save them, some want to increase their fruit and vegetable pollination, others want to produce honey. Continue reading

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