Ground Bees In Connecticut

GROUND NESTING BEES IN CONNECTICUT I got a call this week from a customer who was very concerned about the ground nesting bees on his property, after speaking with him I realized how uninformed most people are about these useful pollinators which prompted me to write. Similar to honey bees the various species of ground […]

Carpenter Bees vs. Bumble Bees

Carpenter bees may look like bumble bees but there are very different. A carpenter bee’s abdomen (back section) is shiny with very little hair unlike the bumble bees whose abdomen is covered with hair. The male carpenter bees will hover around the gutter area of your home protecting its territory by chasing away any insect […]