Many pollinator species have suffered serious declines in recent years. Unfortunately, most of our landscapes offer little in the way of appropriate habitat, forage, and housing. Even the most beautiful gardens are not always healthy ecosystems. Design choices, plant selections, and maintenance practices can make a huge difference in creating your own healthy ecosystem, filled …
Plant Milkweed For Monarchs
Where can I get Milkweed plants and seeds? There are a variety of options open if you want to help the Monarch Butterfly survive and increase in numbers.
TheGardenDiaries Etsy shop carries my original pollination poster.
A presidential task force has been created to study the plight of bees, both native and non-native bees, and other insect pollinators. Go to The Great Sunflower Project to get more information on how to help out the bees.
The Invasion of the Blues I have been growing blueberries for years and this has been a banner year for picking them. We have had plenty of rain and the weather has been perfect for growing. I have only 5 shrubs but that is enough to keep us in berries, as well as providing the birds all …