Sweat bees can range from 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length and are highly abundant in temperate regions. Sweat bees visit a large number of crops, and some have very drab coloration while others are brilliant and metallic.
Sweat Bees In Gardens: Tips For Sweat Bee Control - Sweat bees are often seen flying around the garden with a heavy load of pollen on their back legs. Don't let the fear of sweat bee stings keep you out of your garden. Find out how to control sweat bees and avoid stings in this article.
Some beautiful flowers that attract bees: 1. Bee balm (Monarda sp.) These aptly named North American natives deserve a place in every bee-friendly garden. They readily grow in most parts of the country and flower profusely through summer. For best results, grow them in a sunny part of the garden where plenty of moisture is available. You have several species to choose from, such as… [read more]