Explore these links to learn all you’d like to know about insects and how they benefit a backyard wildlife habitat — and the world!
The insects in our yards perform important work all summer long. Pamper them with extra places for them to hide, lay eggs and overwinter.
Most moths fly at night when it’s too dark to see them. But some are REALLY worth seeing! So look for them in the daytime while they’re resting.
Our world would be very different without insects. They are pollinators, they decompose waste, aerate and fertilize soil, make materials, and more.
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.
When you plant with butterflies in mind, nothing screams “success” like the sight of them dancing from flower to flower.
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.