Plant Wildflower Gardens Now to Attract Native Pollinators this Year

Attractive flower gardens can be a beautiful addition to your landscaping while creating suitable habitat for native pollinators. Native insect pollinators include bees, butterflies, beneficial flies and wasps. With a few simple changes, you can ensure that your home garden space is a beautiful and safe habitat for pollinators. First, plant as much space as…

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Native Pollinators Benefit from Landscapes, Gardens and Lawns

Honey bee declines are well documented. Concern for honey bees is common, but rarely does anyone mention concern for native pollinators. Native pollinators face many of the same challenges that play a role in honey bee decline, including loss of habitat, changes in food availability due to changes in weather patterns, pesticides and herbicides. Native…

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