Planting Guides – Forage for Honey Bees

Invite pollinators to your neighbourhood by planting a friendly habitat in your garden farm, school, park or just about any where.
In their 1996 book, The Forgotten Pollinators, Buchmann and Nabhan estimated that animal pollinators are needed for the of 90% of flowering plants and one third of human food . Each of us depends on these industrious pollinators in a practical way to provide us with the wide range of we eat. In addition, pollinators are part of the intricate web that supports the biological diversity in natural ecosystems that helps sustain our quality of life.

Abundant and healthy populations of pollinators can improve set and quality, and increase fruit size. In farming situations this increases production per acre. In the wild, increases and wildlife food sources increase.

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