Tips and Ideas for Backyard Garden Design

Designing (or redesigning) a backyard garden can be overwhelming regardless of whether the space needs new plants or a complete refresh. If you have never handled a landscape design project before, you might find it difficult to go over all the choices you need to make.

Wildlife Crossings Save Lives

Animal crossing structures around the world save animals including bears, bobcats, coyotes, moose, wolves, elk and elephants. The animals intuitively use them to cross, even birds and insects prefer them, because they are more comfortable not having to cross over large expanses of concrete. Wildlife crossings like these also save money, because removing dead animals […]

Things You Should Know About Raising Bees, Whether for Hobby or Business

There are many advantages of raising bees. In fact, it won’t be wrong to say that it is a highly enjoyable activity. One of the biggest misconceptions regarding raising bees is that not everybody can do it. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, if you are really serious about this activity, you […]

Love & Support for Wild Hill Honey in Iowa

You may have seen the news that Wild Hill Honey in Iowa was severely vandalized, their equipment was destroyed and their hives were smashed. There were approximately 500,000 bees killed in the vandalism incident. The vandals stole the security camera, but the police did find some fingerprints and they are investigating the incident. (Police made […]

Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Beekeeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest 

There are quite a lot of books published on beekeeping as it’s a delicate and specialized endeavor. You’ll find several book reviews here on the website already and we’ll likely have many more in the future. Today we want to draw your attention to this book that we find is particularly well suited for newbie […]

How to Help Bees Without Keeping Hives in Your Backyard

With the bee population struggling in many places, every little bit helps and you can make a difference in your own backyard. Maybe you’re not ready for the time commitment of keeping a full hive, but you still want to know how to help bees thrive, grow the bee population locally, and even enjoy the […]