We the people need Bees, Birds and Butterflies to flutter nearby so that we can continue thriving as a species.
Worldwide, approximately 1,000 plants grown for food, beverages, fibers, spices, and medicines need to be pollinated by animals in order to produce the goods on which we depend. In the United States, pollination by honeybees and other insects produces $40 billion worth of products annually. – Read more on Pollinator.org
Bees, Butterflies, Birds and other pollinators need more vegetation.
Planting an edible garden is a real win/win situation. The garden allows you access to fresh, organic, nutritious foods and also provides nourishment to some of the insects that pollinate the crops for you.
Unsure about which plants to grow to attract more pollinators? Are you a beekeeper looking to provide more pollen and nectar for your bees while also caring for your family?
Rather than give you a complicated algorithm, I am just going to list the most common and easiest to cultivate.
Be sure to let a few of your vegetable plants flower and some go to seed after harvest. This ensures that the bees are fed late in the season and that seeds are available for the next season
Plant these 15 edible plants in your backyard Garden and help #bringbackthebees.
In my part of the world, swarm season is now. The air is full of ants, bees, and termites. Many of them are taking their nuptial flight and most are out scouting for a new home. Continue reading “When is Swarm Season for Honey Bees?”
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