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All About Squash Bees + How to Attract Them to Your Garden

Wondering who the best pollinators are for your squash plants? Squash bees! Learn more about them here, plus how to attract to your garden.

Have you ever gone out to your vegetable garden early in the morning, and spotted little-striped bees in your squash flowers? It’s too cold for honey bees to be flying around yet, and they don’t look like a bumble bee, so who could they be? Those little ones are our friends, the squash bee! What are Squash Bees? Squash bees are one of our many native pollinators. There are 13 species of the squash bee family, or Peponapis, found in North…

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