How to Support Pollinators in Fall

By Hannah Dove As the hot summer winds cool and leaves turn crimson and tangerine, a peak period of nectar flow begins. Nectar flow refers to a stretch of time when one or more major nectar sources are blooming – in this instance, right before our hardworking bees and butterflies prepare to hibernate or migrate.…

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What is a Bee Lawn?

Many gardeners are adding perennials, shrubs and trees that support pollinators to their landscapes. But, how about your lawn? We’re seeing more interest in “bee lawns,” including support from the state of Minnesota  to encourage lawns that are good for pollinators and the planet. What is a Bee Lawn? Most lawns in our climate consist…

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