Bees

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Important reminder‼️ Our #pollinatorfriendly gardens may not look very vibrant right now, but they still provide habitat for all sorts of life until springtime comes around.⁠ 🐝🦋🐛⁠🐦⁠ (Remember, about 70% of native bee species next in the ground!)
Plants do more than provide a food source (pollen + nectar) for bees. They also provide nesting materials! 🍃✂️🐝
Use on old stump to create a house for native bees.

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Why are bees such effective pollinators?
About 90% of the world's flowering plants depend on pollination by animals, mostly insects. 🌱 Bees in particular have special adaptations and behaviors that make them the most effective pollinators! 🐝💯 Visit Beesponsible.com to learn more.⁠
Winter Pollinator Habitat 🐝❄️
Important reminder‼️ Our #pollinatorfriendly gardens may not look very vibrant right now, but they still provide habitat for all sorts of life until springtime comes around.⁠ 🐝🦋🐛⁠🐦⁠ (Remember, about 70% of native bee species next in the ground!)
Where do native bees go in winter?
Do you know where bumblebees, carpenter bees and other native bees spend the winter? ❄️⏳🤔 Watch to learn more!
Where do honeybees go in winter?
Honeybees stay active this time of year by forming a “winter cluster” in their hive. Watch to learn more! 🐝🐝🐝
Let It Bee: Leafcutter Bees
Plants do more than provide a food source (pollen + nectar) for bees. They also provide nesting materials! 🍃✂️🐝
10 Fun Facts About Bumblebees
Learn more about these fuzzy, buzzy pollinators at Beesponsible.com. 🐝 #bumblebee #bumblebees
How Do Bees Pollinate? | Beesponsible
Did you know that bees pollinate about 60-70% of the world’s flowering plant species? Learn more at Beesponsible.com.
How Flowers Attract Pollinators
Bees need flowers for food, and flowers need bees to reproduce. 🐝🌻 Here are a few ways that plants use their flowers to attract #pollinators! 😍 Learn how to create a #beefriendly garden at Beesponsible.com.
Why Are Bees The Most Effective Pollinators?
About 90% of the world's flowering plants depend on pollination by animals, mostly insects. 🌱 Bees in particular have special adaptations and behaviors that make them the most effective pollinators! 🐝💯 Learn more at Beesponsible.com.
Bee Diversity Quick Facts
About 20,000 bee species exist worldwide! 🐝🌎 Even with all the diversity, they share one thing in common — their #pollination services are vital to our food supply and our ecosystems. 🌱🌼 Visit Beesponsible.com to learn more.⁠
The Honeybee Life Cycle | Beesponsible
It takes about 21 days for a worker #honeybee to develop from egg to adult. 🐝 Once hatched, they get to work immediately, with a life span of just 4-6 weeks in the active season. Visit Beesponsible.com to learn more!⁠⁠
The Honeybee Colony | Beesponsible
Honeybees live in organized colonies with anywhere from 20,000 to 80,000 bees. 🐝🐝🐝 Visit Beesponsible.com to learn more about the life of the queen, workers and drones — plus, check out our cool 3D diagram of a honeybee's body!
Bee Diversity Quick Facts | Beesponsible
About 20,000 bee species exist worldwide! 🐝🌎 Even with all the diversity, they share one thing in common — their #pollination services are vital to our food supply and our ecosystems. 🌱🌼 Visit Beesponsible.com to learn more.⁠
a bee sitting on top of a yellow flower
Why Beesponsible?
Bees help to pollinate 1/3 of our food supply — including pumpkins! Visit our website to learn why they're in trouble and how you can help. #bees #pumpkins
the world needs more bees and love
Let's All Beesponsible.
Repin if you agree! #bees #beesponsible