It’s Pollinator Week, and with just a little attention, materials that are already on your property could provide shelter for valuable native bees.
Hand pollination produces bigger vine crops such as cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and melons. It’s easy and takes just a few minutes each day.
Pollinators such as bees, birds, bugs and butterflies benefit from a thoughtfully arranged (and sometimes artfully neglected) garden landscape.
The Marriott of the garden, an insect hotel allows you to play host to anything from bees and butterflies to ladybugs and spiders while they do some heavy lifting around your crops.