It’s one thing when an “itsy bitsy spider climb(s) up the water spout” and quite another if it crawls up an arm! Yet, most spiders are harmless.
Flash, flash, flash! A delight to kids and adults, alike. Ever wondered how they do it? Learn about that, and much more.
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.
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.
To know insects is to respect them. They’re vital to our planet. Very few are nuisances, most are beneficial or, at least, benign.
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.