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Tori Cushing In order to help maintain the bee population, this gives a list of plants and flowers that bees typically gravitate to. This would be helpful to people that do grow plants and give more of a variety and to help give bees a means to thrive.

Plants and flowers that attract hummingbirds and butterflies More about attracting Hummers here: http://www.the-scoop-on-wild-birds-and-feeders.com/attractinghummingbirds.html

Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

Here are some of the many varieties of flowering plants that bees love. It’s better to plant a number of the same plants than many different varieties as bees are attracted to larger expanses of one kind of flower. More on creating a bee friendly garden in the post #ad #bee #garden

Test the Acidity of Your Soil Without a Pricey Kit

This is a simple Do It Yourself Soil Test: Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

Building a bee-friendly landscape is easier (and more important) than you think! As more city dwellers take up bee keeping, the problem is n...

Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

Bees are so good for your garden! Attract more of them with a cute little bee bath!

How to create a bee-friendly garden

Looking for some gardening projects to do this weekend? Why not keep the bees in mind when planting? They need all the help they can get, and considering that 90% of our food and the trees that produce oxygen can’t grow without bees, they need all the help we can get too I found... Read More »

Seed starting. Who thought that it could be so intimidating... ..but there are lots of questions and things to take into consideration when starting your seeds. We've already covered some basic seed s....