insects

How You Can Help Save the Fireflies

If you’ve noticed that your backyard doesn’t seem to glow with the twinkle of fireflies as much as it used to (or perhaps you’ve never seen them), you’re right: It likely doesn’t. Fireflies are disappearing from fields, marshes and forests all over the world.

How To Correctly Set Up A Solitary Bee House

Solitary bees are pretty damn awesome: They’re docile, easy to raise, and are amazing pollinators of spring flowering fruit and nut trees. These bees don’t use hives the way honey bees do, instead preferring to place their eggs in narrow holes, plugged up with mud.