Posts Tagged ‘insects’

Intruder or friend? Misunderstood? Maybe? Carpenter ants at some time will find their way into your home. But what about their habits in the wild. My guest today to discuss this topic is Chloe Jelley, a PhD student at Cornell University. Her research and expertise will educate us all about the carpenter ant....

“Feed Me, I Want Food” was the recurring theme in Little Shop Of Horrors. No, this show is not about human-eating plants but actual carnivorous plants in the wild. During my research and travels across America I have seen many carnivorous plants. Allow me to teach you about them and show you where to find them....

Gardening has grown (no pun intended) over the past few years. My guest on the show is organic gardening expert, Inspector Dave. He will discuss the many trials and experiments he has conducted in the organic garden. For example, Inspector Dave teaches about green sand. Yes, I said green sand. (photo courtesy of...

Each year millions of people cut down a Christmas tree on a farm. Obviously, the consumer sees the fully grown tree. I am about to find out what it takes to grow Christmas trees on my farm in 2022. From this show you will have a better appreciation of what an organic Christmas tree farmer has to do so you can enjoy...

People who travel south for the winter are called Snowbirds. But what about insects? A few actually migrate south and the remainder – where do they go? And how do insects tolerate the cold temperatures? http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/A44INSECTSINWINTER.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:...

If you haven’t camped in the fall you are missing one of nature’s spectacles. My guest on the show today, via Zoom, is one of the expert’s from Ramsey Outdoor, Theresa Hamel. We discuss all the gear necessary for a safe and fun camping trip. (photo courtesy of Theresa...

Talk about a unique looking bird. That also loves to eat ticks! Raise a few and your property is clear of a pest that could bring disease. The Guinea Hen is a one of a kind creature. http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/BGUINEAHEAN.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

Many people think of bees as pollinators but there is a host of organisms that also do this task. You will be surprised about some of these creatures. There are also two non-living environmental pollinators. http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/FPOLLINATORS.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:...

So what happens if I said you could have one super power? What one would you choose? Well, the wood frog has one! It is something that scientists marvel at. (This is the perfect set-up for you to listen to this show). http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/1AAAAAAAAAAJoeyBee-WoodFrog.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

So what is your connotation of an insect? I have met people who fear them, are squeamish about them, and some, who just hate them. Of course, there are a few people like me, who think insects are cool. On this show I discuss three (one is actually an arachnid) (this sometimes adds people to the hate insect group)...