Pollinators

Bumblebees and Seeds

Bumblebees and Seeds

I never realized how much I did not know about bumblebees. And, this week I started going through…

Choosing Plants for a Butterfly Garden

Choosing Plants for a Butterfly Garden

Butterflies need two types of plants to survive: the host plant and the food plant. Attracting butterflies to your garden takes more than just planting a few flowers for nectar…

Wasp Removal: Issues and Natural Methods

Wasp Removal: Issues and Natural Methods

The need for wasp removal is directly proportional to how often they bother you. Or a wasp nest in a bad spot is “Wasp stings waiting to happen”. This summer,…

Veggie Bites – Monarch Waystation

Veggie Bites – Monarch Waystation

You will need milkweed for a Monarch Waystation; however, I know of people who are allergic to milkweed and find it difficult to be in close contact with the plant.…

How Smart Are Bumblebees?

How Smart Are Bumblebees?

We often wonder about how smart certain non-human animals are, including bumblebees. There are…

The story of my pollinator garden

The story of my pollinator garden

I’m not exaggerating when I say that creating this pollinator garden is one of…

Beekeeping 101: How to Start an Urban Beehive

Beekeeping 101: How to Start an Urban Beehive

Beekeeping: How to Start an Urban Beehive By Guest Author Josh Andrews The original…

The Ultimate Guide to Butterflies and How to Prevent their Declines

The Ultimate Guide to Butterflies and How to Prevent their Declines

Butterflies and moths have been around for millions of years. They used to be…

Planting Guides – Forage for Honey Bees

Planting Guides – Forage for Honey Bees

Invite pollinators to your neighbourhood by planting a pollinator friendly habitat in your garden…

2018 Garden Trends: Containers, Privacy, Pollinators

2018 Garden Trends: Containers, Privacy, Pollinators

December 26, 2017 With a year of conferences, tests, trials and garden visits under…

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