Plant specific plants for the bees, butterflies, bats, moths, beetles, flies, and other pollinators. There are lots of flowers that you can add to your garden this season to dramatically increase your populations of pollinators that will help these endangered species.
Pollination is all about plant sex. Yes, there is sex in the garden, be it plant sex, bee sex, bat sex, bird sex, and yes, sometimes human sex. Pollinators are being squeezed out of habitats and we can stem the tide by learning ways to attract them.
Starting up a new bee hive can be done one of three ways. Through experience, I prefer starting a new hive with a "nuc", which is a miniature version of a larger bee hive. See the pros and cons of the different methods.
Gardening can be expensive with time as well as money. Find out some strategies to save both of these with cost cutting methods that make harvesting delicious vegetables and flowers a snap.