Tag: pollinatorgardens

The Beauty of Borage

Planting a pollinator garden is a wonderful gift for the bees. Considering they pollinate 1/3 of the food we eat, planting bee friendly flowers is the least we can do to give back. If you are wondering where to start and what to plant,… Continue Reading “The Beauty of Borage”

Let’s Talk Pollen!

Pollen is a protein food source for the bees. This powdery substance is collected from flowers, by the forager bees, and brought back to the hive and stored in cells. Pollen is then used to make bee bread, (a mixture of honey and pollen)… Continue Reading “Let’s Talk Pollen!”

Planting a Larval Host Garden

As much as I love to talk about my sweet bees, today I want to share how you can help your local butterflies by planting a larval host garden. When people share with me what they are planting for their local pollinators, one of… Continue Reading “Planting a Larval Host Garden”

Artistic Hives

One of the unique elements, at Indigo Acres Apiary, is our brightly painted beehives! There is nothing like a field of wildflowers or a manicured pollinator garden, filled with artistic beehives, to spread the joy of nature… Are you looking for an exciting West… Continue Reading “Artistic Hives”