Learn about native bees, birds,
bats, butterflies 
and other
beneficial insects. 

An affordable, low maintenance solution
to support pollination in your garden and
our bee population!

Our "Plant-by-Number" guides provide a combination of plants to aid and attract bees throughout the growing season. 

Explore educational opportunities,
from classroom workshops to 
interactive experiences.

Pollinator and Wildlife Exhibits






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Mason/leafcutter bee housing at Living Web Farms in Mills River, NC
Butterfly housing at Living Web Farms in Mills River, NC
Mason/leafcutter housing and informational signage at Love Lane Flower Farm in Waynvesille, NC

Native bees are a hidden treasure. From forests to farms, from cities to wildlands, there are 4,000 native bee species in the United States, from the tiny Perdita minima to large carpenter bees.

~ USDA Forest Service and Pollinator Partnership Publication

Bees help pollinate over 70 percent of the plants on earth.

~The Bee-friendly Garden: Design an Abundant Flower-filled Yard That Nurtures Bees and Supports Biodiversity

It takes only 250 native orchard mason bees to pollinate one acre of apple trees, compared to at least 20,000 honey bees.

~The Orchard Mason Bee