Tag Archives: 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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Pollination Poster

TheGardenDiaries Etsy shop carries my original pollination poster. Continue reading

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Top 10 Garden Trends for 2016

It’s time to get out my crystal ball and find out whats coming up in the gardening world for 2016. Find out about the top 10 gardening trends that gardeners across the globe are following. Continue reading

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Pollinator Week

A presidential task force has been created to study the plight of bees, both native and non-native bees, and other insect pollinators. Go to The Great Sunflower Project to get more information on how to help out the bees. Continue reading

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Top 14 Garden Trends for 2015

Here is a lowdown on what is new, what is hot, and what people are really thinking about when they plan ahead for the upcoming growing season. Continue reading

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Monarch Way Station

Why are monarch butterflies declining? There are lots of reasons, but the main one is loss of habitat of the common milkweed plant that used to grow everywhere. Learn how to set up your own Monarch Waystation habitat to help stem the decline of these beautiful and valuable butterflies. Continue reading

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Plant These For The Bees

Plant specific plants for the bees, butterflies, bats, moths, beetles, flies, and other pollinators. There are lots of flowers that you can add to your garden this season to dramatically increase your populations of pollinators that will help these endangered species. 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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