The Bees Knees

You often hear about how important bees are for the planet, but what are some of the ways we can help the bees survive? This week, Noel and Jacob buzz around some ways you can BEE helpful by planting certain flowers, steering clear of hard to pronounce pesticides, and serving up cosmos to save the bees!

bee closeup

Bee Close-Up

Hey bee…it’s time for your close-up. Bees are an important piece in nature’s puzzle and one of the key pollinators when it comes to food crops. Bees help pollinate flowers, vegetables and fruits growing in home gardens as well. Today’s Image of the Day goes to this bee who seems to have paused a moment […]

Bee happy

Bee Happy!

Sometimes, no matter your current mood, you just need to decide to be happy. That’s what I think this guy is doing. He’s definitely decided to “bee” happy. He’s outdoors, flying around in nature, visiting flower after flower, doing the pollination thing…life is good! For this reason we wanted to award this gorgeous, macro bee […]

backyard garden

6 Eco-Friendly Ways Home Gardeners Can Help Our Honeybees

The sight of a bee may prompt a lot of us to run away in fear — but the truth is that without these buzzing creatures, we’d be done for. We can thank pollinators like bees for our survival. In fact, one out of every three bites of food we eat can be traced back […]

Busy Bee

Busy Bee

This pollinator has earned itself today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day for being one busy bee. Both in the wilds of nature and in crops grown for food, you can find bees focused on pollination all day long. In fact, about 70% of the world’s plants are pollinated by bees. This is why bees are so […]

sunflower bee

Coming In for a Landing

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day is this bee coming in for a landing on this gorgeous, yellow sunflower. I don’t know whether he’s heading in to meet with his friend, he’s looking to get out of the sun for a bit or he wants to do a little pollination. Whatever his purpose, this sunflower […]