From the time and money you’ll save to the benefits for pollinators and the planet, there’s never been a better time to grow a grass-free yard.
Coordinating gardening efforts with nearby property owners can help honeybees, hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators.
Late-season butterfly flowers are critical to the health of these important pollinators. The nectar they provide helps the insects survive the winter. Here are some great plants for the job.
Navigate the wrath of yellow jackets — aggressive insects that can each sting multiple times — by understanding seasonal changes in their behavior.
Bee Campus USA, an extension of the existing Bee City USA, has faculty, staff and students educate the public and create habitats beneficial to pollinators.
Raising monarch butterflies takes special equipment and attention. Sanitized, outdoor habitats and testing for parasites can increase survival rates.
Attracting butterflies is about more than nectar. Include host plants that support every life stage, from egg to caterpillar to winged adult.