Attracting Pollinators: Plants that Encourage Bees, Butterflies, and Birds to Visit

July 30, 2013 by  
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Most people have a pretty good idea of what pollen is. Some know it as the fuzzy, fluffy stuff that flies through the air and makes them sneeze from March to November, while others may get daubed on the nose with it when they stop to smell their favorite bloom. The truth is that pollen is the vital stuff that plants exude to fertilize one another, and in order to get to where it needs to go, it generally needs a pollinator.  Keep reading to find out which plants will attract pollinators in your region, and which to add to your garden. Read the rest of Attracting Pollinators: Plants that Encourage Bees, Butterflies, and Birds to Visit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bees , birds , bugs , bumblebees , Butterflies , ecological collapse , ecosystem , endangered , food security , honeybees , insects , ladybugs , moths , native flowers , native species , nectar , pollen , pollinate , pollinators        

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