If you've ever wondered what pollinator-friendly gardens are all about - or why you should have one - here's the FYI on a DIY pollinator garden.
Can you imagine a world without berries, apples, oranges or almonds? Hardly! But without honeybees, butterflies, ants and other pollinators to keep a healthy ecosystem in place, it could happen.
In fact, research shows that for every three bites of food, one is the result of the work of pollinators.
So if you've ever wondered what pollinator - friendly gardens are all about - or why you should have one - here?s the FYI on a DIY pollinator garden.
The best way to attract pollinators is to provide nectar and pollen sources by planting clusters of flowering plants.
Pollinators need nesting sites so make sure your lawn and garden both have ample options.
Control products have their place-it's the misuse of them that can impact the pollinator population. Here are some tips for proper pesticide use.