Things may improve if you transform your garden area with the bees in mind. According to Frey and LeBuhn in The Bee-Friendly Garden, native bee populations are in decline, just as colony collapse disorder is endangering imported honey bees. This in turn threatens the food security of the whole world. What is their solution to this cataclysmic threat? Create more native pollinator habitat in backyard gardens everywhere.

Having a small backyard shouldnt stop you from growing any kind of produce that you want! There are plenty of solutions for backyard gardening and a trellis and raised garden box combination is a great example. Cucumber, snap peas, green beans, tomatoes… ah, just think about that fresh organic food you can grow in a … Read More →