Provide a habitat for pollinators

Three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants rely on the help of pollinators to reproduce. Some scientists say one out of three bites of food can be attributed to animal pollinators like bees, butterflies, moths, birds, bats, beetles and other insects.

Butterfly and moth larvae do damage plants. Do not poison these hungry caterpillars because one day they will be beautiful butterflies and moths.

Provide a shallow water source for pollinators. This can be done by tossing a few rocks in a bird bath.

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One Response to “Provide a habitat for pollinators”

  1. Syl Says:

    Great post..we do have a major problem with not having honey bees in our are, so have really started to rely on Mason Bees. Also really planning a butterfly garden this year along with the birds. Thanks again for your post.

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