Get to know the pollinators and other beneficial insects who can be your allies in garden.
fireflies in a forest at twilight
Why Are Fireflies Disappearing?
three wasps on a nest
Why We Should Learn to Love Wasps
A spicebush swallowtail caterpillar sits on a leafy twig.
9 Incredibly Cute Arthropods
Giant African snail crawling over mossy ground
10 Spectacular Snail Species
Close-up of dragonfly perched on a flower
8 Things You Never Knew About Dragonflies
giant redheaded centipede
What's the Difference Between a Centipede and a Millipede?
bluebird hovers outside wooden birdhouse entry hole
How to Attract Bug-Eating Birds to Your Garden
Cecropia moth
Meet the Cecropia Moth, the Largest Moth in North America
Bright green spicebush swallowtail caterpillar with yellow and black spots resembling eyes on a green leaf
10 Remarkable Types of Caterpillars and What They Become
A brown pill bug walking on a flat rock
8 Facts About the Fascinating Roly-Poly
A Malaysian orchid mantis sits on a yellow flower.
9 of the Most Absurd-Looking Mantis Species
An atlas moth with striking orange and white wings sits on a branch
20 Moth Species More Beautiful Than Butterflies
Spotted lanternfly on maple tree with colorful wings spread
8 Amazing Facts About Lanternflies
An orange and brown atlas butterfly on a green plant
8 Amazing Facts About the Atlas Moth
Bee on wood
How to Identify Different Types of Bees
The Spectacular World of Spiny Orb-Weaver Spiders
Close-Up Of Wasps In Nest
Why Wasps Attack and How to Avoid Them
Macro view of fungus gnats stuck to a yellow sticky trap
How to Get Rid of Gnats Naturally and Keep Them Away
How to Attract Fireflies to Your Backyard
This Gorgeous Cricket Chorus Sounds Like Humans Singing a Haunting Song
Learn From These 5 Ways Bees Work Together
queen anne's lace or wild carrot grows outside with small white blooms
Beneficial Insects: How to Attract Good Bugs to Your Garden
A yellow banana slug crawling over wet moss
10 Bugs That Will Make You Squirm
Side view of metallic dogbane leaf beetle on fuzzy leaf
12 Unbelievable Beetle Species
Praying Mantis On Field Against Sky
What You Need to Know About Beneficial Bugs
red and black spotted ladybug on a plant
9 Surprising Facts About Ladybugs
native bee house
Group Is Giving Away Hundreds of Homes for Native Bees
How to Capture a Bee Swarm
Insect 'Extinction Event' Will Transform Nature
'Super-Termites' Emerge From Hybrid Swarms in Florida
We Owe Spicy Mustard to an 'Arms Race' Between Plants and Insects, Study Shows
Cornelia Hesse-Honegger
Detailed Illustrations of Mutated Insects Challenge the Science of Nuclear Power
Behold the Bare-Handed Bee Whisperer Who Is Saving the Honeybees
mealworms in a plastic bucket
Mealworms Can Eat an All-Plastic Diet and Not Die
Why Do Fireflies Glow?
Bee and Blossoms
9 Extraordinary Facts About North America's Native Bees
The Galaxy in woods
11 Things You Didn't Know About Fireflies
Anopheles maculipennis (malaria mosquito) standing on a leaf
9 Things You Didn't Know About Mosquitoes
Leafcutter Ants, Costa Rica
9 Things You Didn't Know About Leafcutter Ants
Anoplolepis gracilipes, yellow crazy ants, on moss plant
8 Intense Facts About Crazy Ants
dung beetle standing on a ball created from manure
10 Divine Facts About Dung Beetles
spider on her web in a garden
8 Captivating Facts About Spider Silk
male emperor moth
8 Mesmerizing Facts About Moths
Tiny Jumping Spiders Dance Like There's No Tomorrow
Daddy longlegs standing on a leaf
9 Surprising Facts About Daddy Longlegs
beekeper inspecting his hives in his garden, bees on honeycomb
A Quick Guide to Starting a Beehive
Where Do Bedbugs Come From?
An Africanized bee lands on a green leaf.
Africanized Bees Found in Tennessee for First Time
Opossum climbing the trunk of a tree
How Opossums Can Help Get Rid of Ticks on Your Property
A closeup of a jumping spider showing the hairs on its head and legs and blue stripe under its eyes
10 Wild and Crazy Facts About Jumping Spiders
black widow spider in web with red hourglass shape on abdomen
8 Facts About the Black Widow Spider
buff-tailed bumblebee
Bumblebees Are Larger in Cities, Study Finds
The Incredible Otherwordly Caterpillars of Ecuador
How to Get Rid of Aphids
How to Attract Ladybugs to Your Garden
Historic Deal Preserves Millions of Pollination Corridors for Monarch Butterflies
Why Flowering Meadows Are Better Than Lawns
butterfly
5 Tips for Photographing Butterflies
How to Build a Hotel for Wild Bees