References

Photo Credits

Dewey M. Caron, John Connor. Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping. Kalamazoo : Wicwas Press, 2013. Book.

Devito, Dominique. Beekeeping A Primer on Starting and Keeping a Hive. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2010. Book.

Dusek, John and Jennifer. "Honey Plants." Nectar Producing Plants. Saginaw, 2006. Document.

Evelyn D. Fetridge, John S. Ascher, Gail A. Langellotto. "The Bee Fauna of Residential Gardens in a Suburb of New York City (Hymenoptera: Apoidea)." Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2008): 1067-1077.

Kevin C. Matteson, Gail A. Langellotto. "Small scale additions of native plants fail to increase benificial insect richness in urban gardens." Insect Conservation and Diversity (2010): 89-98.

Smitley, Dave. "Michigan State University Extention." Planting Garden Center Flowers is Good for Bees and Other Beneficial Insects. East Lansing: MSU Extention, 25 June 2014. Document.

Oregon State University.  Honey Bee Biology Lectures Entomology 322. September -November 2017. E- Campus.

Video page 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHak7UZ8gbI.

Bee foraging (purple bloom) http://www.pestworld.org/media/561900/honey-bee-foraging-side-view.jpg

Honeybee dandelion     http://www.skyenimals.com/data/animals/b/bee/bee_Honey_Bee/FULLSIZE-bee_Honey_Bee_i2.jpg

Honeybee in flight w/pollen  http://www.freshfromfloridablog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/honey-bees3.jpg

Honeybee face to face https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=b13%2bsqNZ&id=1EC3F69D8E5F0E8A661A67C7AE308F51229FD12C&thid=OIP.b13-sqNZ_sjFKROebXAZIQEsDh&mediaurl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.mysafetysign.com%2fblog%2fwp-content%2fuploads%2f2013%2f03%2fhoneybee-insect-apis-mellifera_w725_h544.jpg&exph=544&expw=725&q=honey+bees&simid=608052467751390419&selectedIndex=145&ajaxhist=0

Bee eyes  http://suissenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Honey-bee-losses-slow-over-last-year-Survey-finds.jpg

Bee yellow bloom  https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=YxXkAq%2fM&id=1AC46F99B813677B603A486B7F665D1E1C3A2E03&thid=OIP.YxXkAq_MJ8yTObz2aFLSkwEsDl&mediaurl=http%3a%2f%2fmountainsweethoney.com%2fwp-content%2fuploads%2f2013%2f11%2fItalian-bee1.jpg&exph=783&expw=1025&q=Italian+Bee&simid=608034742425617564&selectedIndex=1&ajaxhist=0

Foraging lavender bloom https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=mTV1l47N&id=4FE96F6F100248D3526CF5E1176FABB89713D4D1&thid=OIP.mTV1l47N-a7Pr1FgH07tiAEsDh&mediaurl=http%3a%2f%2ffllt.org%2fcontent%2fuploads%2f2014%2f12%2f1-Honey-Bee-001.jpg&exph=1923&expw=2560&q=Honey+Bee&simid=608056217244274410&selectedIndex=57&ajaxhist=0

Caste Image   http://www.apiarioscaraballo.com/web/images/stories/beecastes.jpg

Waggle Dance image https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f8/Bee_dance.svg/640px-Bee_dance.svg.png

Nectar guides  http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-KGxhz2e67n8/UCT9BvxoGrI/AAAAAAAAAF4/EoSjM5D5My4/s1600/UV-Silverweed.jpg

Crocus  http://www.berkshirebotanical.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Crocus-vernus-Remembrance_2873_1280_1280.jpg

Ajuga  https://i0.wp.com/www.obsessiveneuroticgardener.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Picture-329.jpg

Alyssum compactum http://www.gaertnerei-staudenspatz.de/onlineshop/images/product_images/original_images/28_0.jpg

Pussy willow http://www.shenandoahvalleyflowers.com/wp-content/uploads/pussywillow2.jpg

Rockcress   http://images.meredith.com/bhg/images/2008/10/p_100675325.jpg

Salvia ‘May Night’ http://d3d71ba2asa5oz.cloudfront.net/12001418/images/salviamaynighthr.jpg

Catmint  http://piedmontmastergardeners.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/CATMIN1.jpg

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’ https://laidbackgardener.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/20150117-4-sunrita_burgundy-syngenta-241.jpg

Malva sylvestris  http://www.botanikus.de/Malva_sylvestris-gr.jpg

Anise hyssop http://agardenforall.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/DSC_6528-resized.jpg

Geranium ‘Bee’s Jubilee’  http://www.colemanco2.co.uk/Blue%20Geranium%20-%20Bees%20-%20Herbicide.jpg

Lemon Balm http://statebystategardening.com/images/uploads/article_uploads/12May_W1-A_3b.jpg

Coneflower  https://www.americanseedco.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/purple-coneflowers.jpg

Lavender http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/261820740487-0-1/s-l1000.jpg

Aster http://www.flowers-magzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Aster.jpg

Chrysanthemum http://www.chrysanthemums.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/White-chrysanthemum-flowers-beautifull.png

Sedum https://s3-production.bobvila.com/slides/18151/original/autumn_joy_sedum.jpg?1475734756

Mountain mint https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XkQCUPNBSMc/V6dmHVefbgI/AAAAAAAAZSw/P-qn4i6vW2I42RwEpFBDhL-EYZ4jyxAxACLcB/s1600/DSC05401.JPG

Eupatorium http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LbbxFvOEz7I/Uim5Bgxz53I/AAAAAAAAA0c/g-q7Beg_Da4/s1600/Eupatorium.JPG

Rudbeckia https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-G5dKaYPX2uY/Vv00d_-o0uI/AAAAAAAA5-0/8vB9M7ZnaCgK7PqsAR3hZ74wc9tIlXPdQ/s1600/Rudbeckia%2B%2527Goldsturm%2527%2Ben%2Bmasse.jpg

Trillium https://stevetabone.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/trillium-2.jpg

Eastern Skunk Cabbage http://infinitespider.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Colony_of_Eastern_Skunk_Cabbage_in_Imazu_Takashima_Shiga_pref07bs1800.jpg

Violets http://bluegrasslawn.com/wp-content/uploads/wild-violets.jpg

Swamp buttercup http://michwildflowers.com/ranunculaceae/ranunculusseptentrionalis631.jpg

Hesperis http://www.discoverlife.org/IM/I_SB/0229/640/Hesperis_matronalis,_whole_plant_-_in_flower_-_general_view,I_SB22959.jpg

Asclepias incarnata http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_9o1o8DNOqbM/TCTFvnMoFLI/AAAAAAAAAYY/xeyo90v0Gh8/s1600/Asclepias+incarnata.JPG

Yarrow http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4095/4890627946_e095ee3c2a_z.jpg

Monarda fistulosa http://mywildflowers.com/hires/2014/mtr184T.jpg

Verbena hastata https://i.pinimg.com/736x/79/9c/13/799c13aa9a2fadc8028183bf28d27e79.jpg

Eupatorium wild http://www.woodcotenursery.co.uk/perennial/eupatoriumpurpureumpo.jpg

Golden Rod http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-9sEyiXIJzXc/Tw4ei51QiEI/AAAAAAAACQI/LRYTyTiCX6M/s1600/goldenrod+plume.JPG

Boltonia asteroids  http://www.prairiestarflowers.com/Images/Prairie%20Bloom/Boltonia%20Snow%20Bank.jpg

Button Bush http://www.coldstreamfarm.net/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/b/u/buttonbush_istock_60990642_large.jpg

White Sweet Clover https://static.inaturalist.org/photos/5925154/original.jpeg?1483223009

Biodiversity https://bd.eionet.europa.eu/announcements/ann1270635623/images/logo_biodiversity.png

Snakeroot https://bf1-farm6.staticflickr.com/5525/30156877110_8e5fe31989_b.jpg

Aster novi-angliae https://cdn.webvanta.com/000000/51/74/slider_detail/uploads/plant/1457703874-68562348ee6705775/CFGj012.jpg

Aster novae-belgii http://www.rohelineaed.ee/public/files/Aster%20novi%20belgii.jpg

Chelone glabra https://www.butterflygardenstogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/DETA-153.jpg