How to Breed Mealworms: Life Cycle and Care

How to Breed Mealworms: Life Cycle and Care

As pet lovers, we always aim to keep them healthy and happy. Some pets, such as bearded dragons, lizards, and geckos, require a high protein intake for survival. Others, such as ducks and chickens, need the high proteins during stressful times and occasional treats readily found in mealworms. To breed mealworms, prepare a substrate then … Read more

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Silkworms?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Silkworms

Commonly known as beardies, bearded dragons are among the most-loved omnivorous pets around the world. They feed on flowers, fruits, leaves, and rodents occasionally. Silkworms are another alternative that can hugely improve the diet of your bearded dragons. Bearded dragons eat silkworms no matter their age. Silkworms are high-nutritional insects rich in moisture, calcium, and protein that bearded … Read more

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees on Deck

It’s spring again, and you can’t help noticing the large black bees buzzing and hovering around your deck.  These are carpenter bees. Most probably, it’s the female looking for a new location to lay eggs, and if not, then it’s a male checking out a suitable female for mating. Use vinegar, citrus oil, essential oils, and … Read more

How to Breed Silkworms: Life Cycle & Steps

How to Breed Silkworms: Life Cycle and Steps

Silkworms have four life stages namely the egg, larva, pupa, and adult. You breed them by buying the eggs that hatch into silkworms. They spin silk and form a pupa after which they turn into adult moths. The moths mate with their tails conjoined then the females lay eggs to start the cycle again.

What Do Bees Eat in the Winter? Diet and Care

What Do Bees Eat in the Winter?

Bees eat their own honey during the winter. If they don’t have enough honey, the beekeeper should supplement it with sugar syrup, candy boards, and other foods. Since they need a lot of energy to flutter their wings and keep the hive warm, a colony needs from 30 to 90 pounds of honey for the winter.