100 Plants to Feed the Bees

100 Plants to Feed the Bees

Provide A Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive

Book - 2016
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The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that support bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds. The recommendations are simple: pick the right plants for pollinators, protect them from pesticides, and provide abundant blooms throughout the growing season by mixing perennials with herbs and annuals! 100 Plants to Feed the Bees will empower homeowners, landscapers, apartment dwellers -- anyone with a scrap of yard or a window box -- to protect our pollinators.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2016]
ISBN: 9781612128863
Branch Call Number: 571.8642 One
Characteristics: 239 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Xerces Society


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Apr 24, 2017

Book tells which type of native bees may be enticed to your garden per plant type and what areas certain plant grow. A good reference book to have for native plants that attract varied pollinators as hummingbirds, native bees, honey bees, butterflies and moths. As someone keen on helping pollinators with native plants I joined the Edmonton Native Plant Group. I learned first hand how to plant native to our area plants and have had a tremendous increase in native pollinators in our tiny native to our area plant garden.

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