Savvy gardeners are learning how important bees and other pollinators are to a healthy and abundant garden. A healthy garden is a balanced eco-system with plentiful habitat for beneficial insects. We can say “Bees, Please!” by limiting our pesticide use, by growing a variety of flowers that bloom in different seasons and by keeping some areas of our yards more natural. One way to do this is to keep and use mother nature’s free mulch: fallen leaves!
Learn how you can make a difference in your own garden:
Publication by Timothy Lawrence, WSU: Pollination and Protecting Bees and other Pollinators
Xerces Society: Bring Back the Pollinators