Biology

  1. Mason Bees Emerge in the Month of March!

    Mason Bees Emerge in the Month of March!
    Homes of mason bees (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As temperatures warm in the spring the mason bees start emerging from their over-wintering cocoons. The males emerge first, followed by the females after a few days. Make sure -- if you haven’t already done so -- that there are plenty of clean new tubes for the females to deposit their eggs...
  2. After winter storms, check your trees for damage

    After winter storms, check your trees for damage
    Two apple trees, coated in ice following an ice storm, with the sun shining bright in the afternoon sky. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) After winter storms, inspect trees and bushes for damage. Make clean cuts where there are ragged tears and breaks to minimize fungal infection opportunity. Prop fallen trees back up, if the root system has not been damaged...

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