Keeping Native Stingless Bees

If you want to boost the numbers of pollinators in your garden and are also interested in helping our native wildlife, then consider hosting a hive of stingless native bees and become a ‘Meliponist’ (stingless beekeeper). Australia is home to over 1500 different species of native bees, with about 200 in Sydney alone. Most native[…]

Insect Hotels

An insect hotel provides shelter for a variety of beneficial insects in your garden, especially native solitary bees and wasps, which pollinate your plants and help keep pests under control. Other beneficial insects include lacewings, hoverflies, ladybugs, beetles, and earwigs. Insects are vital members of our ecosystems, but humans have destroyed and poisoned so many[…]