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Do Honey Bees Compete with Native Bees?

Bees busy buzzing, bumbling, or burrowing are captivating visitors in a garden. As a wildlife landscaper, there are few things as thrilling as watching the bustling bee-activity in flower beds. This has led some bee-enthusiasts to wonder: are native (a.k.a wild) bees and honey bees at odds with one another?

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Explore our collection of monthly eNews that discuss ways to create and expand habitat at home or in your community.



What makes wetlands such valuable wildlife habitat? Productivity!


Removing Lawn to Make Way for More Habitat

So, you’re interested in decreasing the size of your lawn. We can help. This article discusses several tried and true ways people remove lawn. From small patches, to whole lawns--these techniques will get you started down the path to less lawn and more...pollinator flower beds? Trees? Shrubs? Veggie Garden?

Greenspaces in Small Places

Big, or small, outdoor spaces can be beneficial to wildlife and humans. You may be asking, can my small space really make a meaningful contribution? The answer is simple, absolutely.

Creating Vernal Pools

A variety of Vernal Pools across the landscape is ideal as a set of small wetlands can host more species than a single large wetland.

Design Advice

Homeowner Associations (HOAs) & Wildlife Gardening

Wildlife gardening as a resident in a Homeowner Association (HOA) can require a bit of finesse for success. We’ve heard from many Habitat Network users, who are enthusiastic gardeners, asking for guidance on how to engage in gardening for wildlife while residing in a HOA.

Healthy Ecosystems

Native Landscaping Makes Sense

It might seem like a plant is a plant, but some research suggests that the coevolution of insects and plants in shared ecosystems over millions of years means that many insects have developed special relationships with particular plants.