Learning how to attract bumblebees goes beyond planting a few summer blooming plants and hoping for the best. Certainly adding in their favorite forage invites bees to your garden, especially if you offer plants that flower from very early spring thr...

May is an ideal time to establish a perennial herb garden in our area.  We are usually past the last of the spring frosts and have time to get plants established before the drier summer weather sets in. If you want to grow Mediterranean herbs--rosema...

February 4, 2017

This publication is part of the Living on the Land series. It provides concise information on how to attract and support native pollinators by creating and maintaining the right habitat, including features like nesting sites, quality food, and shelte...

September 14, 2016

According to the Hummingbird Society, plant these plants to attract

these hummingbirds  to your garden:

Abutilion (flowing maple or chinese lantern)

Agastache (hummingbird mint)

Aquilegia (columbine)

Fuchsia

Lonicera (honeysuckle)

Fall is a good time t...