Preserve Our Pollinators


Courtesy of Mike Heath

A variety of flowers will attract a variety of pollinators.

Finally! The spring flowers are starting to bloom. That means the bees and other pollinators won't be far behind. I haven't seen any yet but I have seen a few ladybugs out already. Except for root vegetables we'll start planting shortly. For me, that will be in about two weeks in the outside gardens. Tomorrow in the greenhouse. Dandelions are up and they're the first food for the pollinators in the spring. But there's a lot we can do to help them out alter by the type of plants we put in our yards and gardens.

For many years, I was told that bees only liked white and yellow flowers. That th...

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