Flies are the second most important group of pollinators, what do they look for in a flower?
Tag: Pollinator Week
GRO Big Red Gardening Show Episode 1- National Pollinator Week
The GRO Big Red Gardening Show helps you plan your pollinator garden!
National Pollinator Week: Soldier Beetles
What a happy combination—soldier beetles and butter daisies! The soldier beetle, Chauliognathus spp., is a ½ inch long insect that gets its name from its wing covers, which resemble a uniform. It may remind you of the lighting bug, and rightly so, since they are related. Both the larvae and adults of soldier beetles feed…
Become a Bumble Bee Detective
Looking at bumble bee midsections and butts can help you ID the bees in your landscape!
Eryngium planum – Sea Holly
Happy Pollinator Week! What an amazing time to celebrate pollinators. We know that insects play a vital role in our ecosystem. But did you know almost every third bite of food you take comes from a plant that has been pollinated by an insect. Wow! Pollinators are out and about all season long from early…