Native pollinators are currently threatened by a number of factors, including a lack of nutritious floral resources, specifically pollen and nectar. Although there are many native plants for our gardens, they are not all equal when it comes to availability of these resources. A recent trial conducted by Penn State Extension rated 84 species of native perennials and some of their cultivars to determine which ones are more attractive to pollinators. Discover the winners and how to combine them with other plants to create attractive gardens for our insect friends. Plan to include them in your garden this year!
March 18, 2016
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Best Native Plants for Pollinators
Native pollinators are currently threatened by a number of factors, including a lack of nutritious floral resources, specifically pollen and nectar. Although... More info at www.chestercounty.com/events/79578/best-native-plants-for-pollinators
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