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YouTube: Wildflowers for Bees

Bee on a cardoon

This week’s YouTube video shares tips about what wildflowers to grow to encourage and feed bees and other pollinators in your garden. Wildflowers are easy to grow, most of the time you just scatter seeds before a rain comes and … Continue reading

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YouTube: Garden Plants for Pollinators

Sunflowers

Spring is coming, and now is the time to plant (or start seeds for) flowers for pollinator-friendly gardens. This is the first video in our “Plants for Pollinators” series, a collaboration with Honeylove.org. In the coming weeks, you’ll learn which … Continue reading

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Gardenerd on Hallmark’s Home and Family Show 4-13-16

Sunflowers

It’s been three years since my last appearance on the Hallmark Home and  Family Show, and I’m happy to return this Wednesday (it repeats on Thursday, so I am told) to share information with you about growing sunflowers for pollinators. … Continue reading

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Ask Gardenerd: When to Spray to Avoid Bees

Cosmos are beneficial insectaries for bees and other pollinators.

Another great question to share with you this week from Melody Girard: “Are there certain times of the day that bees and other pollinators in our area routinely forage? If so, when would that be? I’ve read that if you … Continue reading

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