Honeybees live in colonies with one queen, worker bees (females) collecting food for honey, and male drones. Honeybees are important pollinators for flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Honeybees are disappearing and are so important to try to keep around!
Marjoram is a beautiful evergreen plant that is a great addition to your garden. It helps to attract bees, butterflies, and birds.
Whiteflies are tiny little white flies that suck the sap from plants. They are typically found on the undersides of leaves.
These mites are extremely small relatives of spiders. They are typically found on the undersides of leaves. An easy way to check for them is to place a sheet of white paper underneath the leaves and gently tap. If you see moving specks on the paper then you have a problem.
February Update – Lots of Improvements, Plus 20 New Plants & Pests in Our From Seed to Spoon Garden Planning Growing Guides Mobile App!
This update adds the new “Getting Started” tab that walks you through setting up a new garden. We’ve also added over 20 foods and pests to the app as well as numerous enhancements throughout, many of which were made based on your feedback! Click on the blog post to read about all of the changes made in this update.