Are you looking to add some plants to your Bee Better garden this Spring?!? Here are nine must-have spring blooms to help nourish your spring-foraging bees (and butterflies!) Click to Tweet! Name: Monarda didyma Common: Bee Balm Zones: 4 to 9 Size: 2 to 4 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to part shade; […]
If you only had time to do one thing to help the birds, bees, and butterflies in your garden, would you know what to do? Think about it. You can sleep under the stars, have a baby in a taxi, fast for months, but how long can you go without water? Not long. Three days […]
Bee Better gardeners have a passion for passion vine. Why? Because we know this beauty isn’t only a feast for the eye, but it’s also a host plant for the Gulf Fritillary. Yes, by planting this Maypops, you can aid in fully sustaining the Gulf Fritillary in your bee better garden. GULF FRITILLARY […]
Looking to add some plants to your Bee Better garden this fall?!? Here are six must-have fall blooms to help nourish your fall foraging bees (and butterflies!) Name: Monarda punctata Common: Spotted horsemint or dotted beebalm Zones: 3 to 8 Size: 1.5 to 2.00 feet high and 0.75 to 1.00 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to part […]
Do you look at lawn violets and see weeds? Look again. Bee Better gardens embrace and even see the beauty in these “weeds.” But seriously, lawn violets are also very pretty! Did you know these common lawn weeds are a host butterfly plant in our ecoregion 231? Read on. Yes, by planting this common plant, […]
Do you really understand what it means to be organic? A quick search of the internet will fil you in on the pros and cons of eating organic produce, eggs, and meats. But have you considered the birds, bees, and butterflies? Do they know the difference? The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) defines organic as […]
Gray catbirds may not be colorful, but they are delightful! @Helen Yoest Click to Tweet!
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abiotic: A non-living organism. Acid: An acid or sour substance that has a pH below 7.0. Acidic soil: Acidic soil: The pH scale is logarithmic, from 0 to 14 […]