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What to Know About Murder Hornets

A giant hornet is now buzzing about Washington state, and it has a taste for honeybees. Here's what you need to know about the Asian murder hornet.

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Murder Hornets Have Arrived in the U.S.

An invasive species of hornet has been seen in the United States for the first time. Should people be concerned?

How to Deter Bees and Wasps (And Identify Which is Which)

Bees are generally harmless and healthy for your yard. Wasps tend to be more aggressive and dangerous than bees.

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10 Crazy Things You Didn’t Know About Bees

Think you know everything there is to know about bees? Guess again.

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Kill Bees in Your Yard

They may seem pesky, but you’re going to want to have them around!

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Best Flowers for Bees and Other Pollinators

Help the pollinators around your home by planting flowers for bees, many of which are easy to grow and low...

10 Bee Friendly Plants to Have in Your Yard

Even if you aren't a beekeeper, there are still plenty of reasons to encourage bees to inhabit your garden or...

How to Build a Beehive

Start your beekeeping hobby by building this Langstroth beehive. It is much easier than you think.

The Bee Shepherd

In a role often unseen in agriculture, Jeffrey Lee is helping both bees and farmers be more productive.

There Were Beehives On the Roof of Notre Dame—Did They Survive the Fire?

Notre Dame Cathedral has been home to three beehives since 2013. The hives are located on the first floor on...

Simple Things You Can Do to Help Save the Bees

You don't have to keep bees to join the fight to protect them.

11 Ways You Can Help Save the World With Mason Jars

Get a little Earth friendly with one of the best friends in the kitchen — the Mason jar.

You Can Now Buy a Bee Hive at This Popular Store

While having a beehive seems terrifying, it could be really good for your landscape (and the enviornment)! Here's where to...

A Poison-Free Way to Deter a Territorial Pest

Seems that wasps are very territorial and don’t want to build one of their high-rise condos anywhere near another one.

Get Rid of Wasps, Woodpeckers and Flies

Stop common pest invasions of your home.

Black Flag® Insecticide Eliminates Flying Insects on the First Try

One can of a high-quality wasp, hornet and yellow jacket spray is enough to kill off a nest as long...