This post will explain a few simple steps to create a bee-friendly habitat that will help local bee populations thrive - applicable to small and large gardens, urban and rural areas, and everywhere in between.
Properly winterizing your garden will not only help your plots naturally rejuvenate but will reduce the amount of work you'll have to do in the spring, allowing you to jump right into the fun part... planting!
Growing food in your own backyard is an excellent way to reduce stress, save money, lower pollution, and improve your community’s food security. Working with soil has also been shown to reduce depression and enhance your mental health while you learn new skills. Our goal is to cover the key decisions in the planning process to make building your own victory garden easy for new gardeners.
Dave Hunter of Crown Bees filming at Oxbow Farm and Conservation Center in Washington State for a program by One Tree Planted about the important role bees play in supporting tree propagation.
Seattle's most unique P-Patch, UpGarden is a community garden at the top of the Mercer St parking garage at the Seattle Center. Learn why bee diversity is vital to a rooftop garden.
Raising spring mason bees is a growing trend among backyards across the country. Recently, local news station King 5 visited Crown Bees headquarters to learn about mason bees and how they are a part of a novel garden farm to table movement.