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How to Create a Pollinator Oasis Right at Home

Did you know that about one-third of the world’s food crop production relies on pollination? Perhaps due to this connection, the plight of pollinators (bees in particular) has recently become highl…

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Build a Native Bee Habitat from Reclaimed Wood

This tutorial was part of Garden Week at Crafting a Green World. We teamed up with some of our favorite DIY bloggers to talk about all things gardening! We need bees. Native bees and other native…

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Welcome Bats to Your Garden

Bees are among our favorite pollinators, but there's another group of pollinators out there that doesn't get nearly as much friendly press: bats. That's right! Far from being vampires in di…

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8 Colorful Garden Flowers to Sow in Summer

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger By late summer, many of your favorite annual flowers start to burn out as the plants complete their lifecycle and go to seed. But you can extend the parade of color …

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4 Ways to Participate in National Pollinator Week

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Pollinators play an important role in the cycle of our gardens, health, and agricultural ecosystems. According to the Pollinator.org website, about 75% of all flowerin…

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Pesticides and Honeybee Deaths

Honeybees are key pollinators that are absolutely crucial to our food system. And, tragically, they’re not having an easy time these days. One factor responsible for a massive amount of honeybee deat…

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5 Ways to Help Save Bees

Pollinators like bees are critical to our world's food supply, and their numbers are dwindling. What can we do to help save the bees? We rely on bees to pollinate over 30 percent of our food crops,…

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