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!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 66 - Murder Hornets

Murder Hornets

When you hear the term ‘murder hornets,’ it feels just like another bit of nightmare fuel. But this week Noel and Jacob figure out why the Asian Giant Hornet is getting such a bad rap, whether they in fact traveled to North America on Vespas, and are wasps protecting cheese farms?

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 51 - It's Not Just Climate Change

It’s Not Just Climate Change

As we continue to fight the good fight to save our planet, Noel and Jacob stop for a minute to evaluate some environmental challenges from bee colony collapse disorder to jellyfish blackouts that might be caused by something other than climate change.

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Macro Mushroom

This mushroom earns today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day. The macro photography used to capture this image did a great job of highlighting the detail and beauty of this fungi found on the forest floor. You may not realize it, but mushrooms can be extremely beneficial. Not only are a number of mushrooms perfect for […]

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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 […]

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Fisheye Flower Garden

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this fisheye flower garden. I don’t know about you, but to me, it’s almost like looking through a crystal ball to see into the future of what your garden may hold. If you want to make this future a reality this summer, you’ll need to unplug and […]

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Wasp Up?

Today’s Image of the Day is this up close and personal photo of a wasp. Not an insect most people like to have hanging around, but this close-up shot is quite a stunner! I would, however, think twice about messing with this little guy or any of his friends. I mean just take a look […]

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Pollination Time

Today’s Image of the Day is this beautiful close-up shot of a purple flower being visited by one of nature’s best pollinators, the bee. While many insects are key in pollination, the bee seems to do this job particularly well. Many of the crops grown today, the flowers we have in our gardens and the […]