Tag Archives: native pollinators

Three For the Bees

Pollinators are flying and searching for nectar and pollen to take back to their colony and the pickings are slim until the rest of the spring flowers open. Help them out with container plantings to supplement their foraging efforts Continue reading

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National Pollinator Week

Pollinator Week, June 20-26, has now grown to be an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles. Continue reading

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Bee Counted

  Drum roll please!……..It is National Pollinator Week starting today and you need to start counting those bees. Go to my post Pollinator Week to see the drill, but it is real simple. Name the flower, and then do a quick count, … Continue reading

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Sex in the Garden

Pollination is all about plant sex. Yes, there is sex in the garden, be it plant sex, bee sex, bat sex, bird sex, and yes, sometimes human sex. Pollinators are being squeezed out of habitats and we can stem the tide by learning ways to attract them. Continue reading

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