Meet Your Insects: Bumble Bee

By Corrine Johnston Bumble bee (Bombus spp) There are about 250 species of bumble bees in the world and 15 to 18 of those species can be found in Michigan and surrounding states. The most common type of bumble bee you will see in Michigan is bombus impatiens.  Bumble bees are not likely to sting, usually only if … Continue reading Meet Your Insects: Bumble Bee

Sweet Potato Breakfast Boats

By Corrine Johnston  This recipe is taken from Goodful. Support Bailey GREENhouse by using our spinach, tomatoes, and broccoli! Did you know sweet potatoes are one of the oldest vegetables known to man? Sweet potato relics have been found in Peru dating back 10,000 years. They are also extremely healthy being an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, … Continue reading Sweet Potato Breakfast Boats

Meet Your Insects: Cabbage White

By Corrine Johnston Cabbage White (Pieris rapae) Accidentally introduced from Europe around 1860, the Cabbage White has become a common everyday sight. They are abundant in Michigan and often seen around gardens and fields where they utilize cultivated and wild members of the mustard family including Virginia Peppergrass, Wild Mustard, Wild Radish, broccoli, cabbage, and turnip … Continue reading Meet Your Insects: Cabbage White