Befriending Bumble Bees: A Practical Guide To Raising Local Bumble Bees ( Updated 2023 ) - Paperback

Befriending Bumble Bees: A Practical Guide To Raising Local Bumble Bees ( Updated 2023 )

Evans, Elaine; Ian Burns; Patrick Lhomme; Marla Spivak

In Befriending Bumble Bees, you will learn how to raise your own bumble bee colonies. This step-by-step guide provides you with all the information you will need to find, capture, house, and feed the next generation of bumble bees. The new 2023 edition features a chapter of rearing cuckoo bumble bees.

Bumble bees are formidable pollinators, pollinating crops such as tomatoes, cranberries, blueberries, and squash, in addition to native wildflowers. Enjoy the benefits these bees can provide to your gardens and crops while helping to support native ecosystems by encouraging populations of these amazing bees.


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