What Is This Tiny Gentle Bee Who Keeps Busy

What Is This Tiny Gentle Bee Who Keeps Busy

Look closely for small sweat bees visiting your flowers throughout the growing season says Heather Holm, a Houzz Contributor.  Holm continues, small sweat bees are a large genus of bees (Lasioglossum) that are active throughout the growing season. Many species in this genus are very small and often go unnoticed while they are visiting flowers. Like sweat bees, small sweat bees will also land on your skin on a hot summer day to feed on your sweat. Be sure to look before you swat, because these gentle, tiny bees may tickle you with their tongues but have no interest in stinging and need continuing flowering plants all season.  Read more: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/69037985?utm_source=Houzz&utm_campaign=u3276&utm_medium=email&utm_content=gallery13