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Pollinators in Peril

“Pollinators in Peril” Written by Oliver Woodier, Advanced Master Gardener To help stem the decline of pollinators it is recommended that gardeners cut back on pesticide use, create nectar-filled gardens and provide and protect nesting sites. Home gardeners should if possible, plant native wildflowers adapted to local/regional soil and climatic conditions. These and other small […]

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Creating a Pollinator Garden

Choose a location in full sun and, if possible, in the shelter of a wall or large shrubs. Fill the bed with a variety of native plants or a mix of natives and old fashioned cultivated favorites that are high in nectar. Use long blooming annuals and shorter blooming perennials so there is an unbroken […]

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