It took the nectar from five million flowers to make the pint of honey setting on a kitchen shelf. Honeybees worked from sunup to sundown.
Do you live near water? If so, mayflies might be visiting your yard. Learn about them and their unusual life.
Your yard is filled with bees, wasps, ants and sawflies. All in the order Hymenoptera, here’s a brief overview of their common characteristics and lifestyle.
When you plant with butterflies in mind, nothing screams “success” like the sight of them dancing from flower to flower.
All about termites, among the most destructive pests on earth, but, also, one of the most beneficial. In fact, we probably can’t survive without them.
Come with me a little way; you’ll find that insects are very interesting — they live lives full of (insect-style) adventure.
The butterflies on your flowers are sipping nectar, too. They sip through a “proboscis,” a tube designed for sucking liquids.
Let’s now step over to your pond. The Green Darner protecting his territory above the water is capable of devouring 600 mosquitoes a day.
All insects have three things in common: An exoskeleton, three main body parts: and six jointed legs.