Category Archives: Pollinators

Protecting & Nurturing Native Bees

Print PDF Pollinator Garden, one year old and already flourishing On Beyond Honeybees As I was watering the year-old pollinator garden at the Senior Center this morning, I noticed over a dozen kinds of bees busy at work. That made … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Fluff Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Print PDFCottonwood fluff is the snow of a la Nina June Fluffy Snow In June? Walking around our village yesterday, I noticed many people pointing at or playing with heaps of what looked like snow. It edged every planting bed … Continue reading

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Join The No Mow May Movement

Print PDFPollinators love a lively lawn Stop Mowing So Much And Let The Lawn Come To Life If the cold wet spring has kept you from lawn mowing, that’s great news. Bee City USA would like us to observe the … Continue reading

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Hummers & Butterflies Love Hardy Fuchsias

Print PDFHardy Fuchsias reviving after deep freezes Coming Back After Cold Where winter froze the bones of tender garden favorites, it’s always wise to wait a while before deciding if a beloved plant is truly toast. Judging by readers’ questions, … Continue reading

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