Gardeners

Learn how gardeners can help pollinators, too, through helpful articles, including how to prepare for both spring and fall plantings, and which native plants are best to use for local honey bees and other pollinators.

Celebrate the Real Queen Bee this Mothers Day – And Help Pollinators!

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Celebrate the Real Queen Bee this Mothers Day – And Help Pollinators!

Flowers aren’t just a great Mother’s Day gift. They can also help pollinators thrive! Learn more about the best pollinator-attractant plants for mom.

Garden Tips

Garden Tips

Garden Tips

Do you have a green thumb? Gardeners define themselves in many ways. Whether you like to work in your own backyard, have a few pots on your balcony, or a large plot where you grow fruits and vegetables, you are a gardener. Bayer’s Feed a Bee initiative encourages people to grow pollinator-attractant plants to provide forage areas for bees. Also, gardeners can consider registering their garden in a national effort to help pollinators.

Pollinator Friendly Plants

Pollinator Friendly Plants

Pollinator Friendly Plants

Gardeners can support honey bees and other pollinators by planting pollinator friendly gardens. Learn some tips and tricks for making your garden popular for the pollinators!

Butterflies and Bats and Birds, Oh My!

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Butterflies and Bats and Birds, Oh My!

You know that bees are important to the food supply, but did you know there are other critters, like butterflies, bats and birds that also aide pollination?

Ground Preparation for Fall Plantings

Gardeners

Ground Preparation for Fall Plantings

As gardeners and horticulturists across the U.S. enter fall planting season, many of them, including those of us here at Ernst Conservation Seeds, are taking time to prepare the sites where they will establish their spring blooms. Generally, a garden that’s been effectively prepared for fall planting will be much better equipped to support pollinator habitat and nutrition, especially for those wishing to plant native species.

Preparing for Spring: Dormant Seeding of Wildflowers in the Fall

Dormant Seeding of Wildflowers

Preparing for Spring: Dormant Seeding of Wildflowers in the Fall

As temperatures in the fall drop, many people living in cooler climates within the U.S. employ various methods to prepare for spring plantings ahead of the upcoming winter.

How to Make Seed Balls

How to Make Seedballs

How to Make Seed Balls

Looking for ways to #FeedABee? Start by planting pollinator friendly flowers that attract the various species of bees and other flying insects. Packing seeds into a ball and watching them grow is a fun and engaging way to get started.

Seven Gardening Tips to Help You Prepare for the Season

Seven Gardening Tips

Seven Gardening Tips to Help You Prepare for the Season

As every gardener knows, a beautiful spring garden doesn't just appear out of thin air! Here are seven tips to help you prep your pollinator garden for spring.