Uncategorized Solitary bee///Bringing dinner to baby///Inside a windchime by David The Good November 13, 2013February 1, 2017 written by David The Good November 13, 2013February 1, 2017 Note to self: it’s time to build some solitary bee habitat. Share this post!FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestRelated posts:Tonight @ the Gainesville Gardening and Preparedness NetworkWeekend Link Roundup!The Great South Florida Food Forest Project: October 2013 UpdateBok TowerThe 326 Community Market has Moved & is Open This Afternoon! 3 comments PinterestWhatsappEmail David The Good previous post A Perennial Salad Garden next post Sugar cane harvesting Related Articles Name This Fruit! May 4, 2016 Merry Christmas! December 25, 2014 The NOGRASS Garden! January 15, 2021 My gardens right now… and a mind-controlling cabbage February 6, 2015 Florida Pomegranates Spontaneously Dying? August 5, 2014 @The Prepper Project: Defeat Garden Pests With This... February 23, 2015 We remember April 26, 2014 Simple worm bin composting setup May 21, 2013 New gardens are in! May 12, 2016 Crash Gardening Season Finale: Water Chestnuts Hijacked by... January 12, 2015 3 comments maggi g November 13, 2013 - 9:23 pm I am not familiar with these bees. can you tell me more about them? I live down in tampa and have seen something like this but had no idea what they were. Reply Survival Gardener, AKA David the Good November 13, 2013 - 11:26 pm Good question. This is some kind of solitary bee but I can't nail down the species. They make nests in holes where they lay their eggs on insects they hunt for their babies. They're good pollinators as well as being pest removers. Reply Uncle Tony November 14, 2013 - 1:20 am The picture won't display for me but it's probably one of several species of halictid bees. On of the most beautiful hovering insects. Old wooden wire spools of varying sizes make good homes for them but like most wildlife, they choose where they live with no apperant ( to humans) rhyme nor reason. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.