With growing concern over the declining population of pollinators, it’s nice to know which veggies are self pollinating plants and which ones rely exclusively on wind, or insect pollinators. Most of us are familiar with the role that pollinators like bees, wasps, and other bugs have in the process of pollination. Pollination refers to the […]
Native pollinators are as important (if not more important) than honey bees for pollinating crops and native plants. There are a few things you can do to attract native pollinators to your garden: Grow flowers and let your veges flower to feed the pollinators all year Have a source of insect-friendly water in the garden […]
By now it’s fairly common knowledge that bees and pollinators are in trouble. One thing we can do to help the situation is to grow plants for pollinators. Check out this post to learn how to select the right plants for the pollinators in your area.
As I was digging in the dirt outside in the garden, I noticed all the honeybees buzzing around my August blooms. Without these winged wonders, our gardens certainly wouldn’t be as beautiful and bountiful as they are right now. They fly around, pollinating and working hard for us nature lovers all day long. I’m always […]
You may have had heard lately that the bees are in trouble. Bees are one of many pollinators that keep us alive by spreading pollen so that many of the plants will be able to grow. Without pollinators the human race would starve to death. They are super important! How You Can Help The Bees […]
Butterflies are some of our best pollinators. They, like honeybees, drink nectar from the flowers and as they go from flower to flower, will help pollinate it. They are fun to watch, and a beautiful sight to see in the garden as well. But, how do you attract butterflies to your garden? By planting plants […]