Category: pollinators

  • Raising Monarchs

    The plight of the monarchs- North America’s most recognized and distinctive butterfly is all over the news.  Through the combined effects of climate change, land development and insecticides & herbicides the monarch population is down roughly 90% over the past 20 years.  While this year they seem to be doing better than last year the […]

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  • August Pollinator Favorites

    For many of us, August is the beginning of the end.  Of summer!  Here in Boston, MA (zone 5b) the profusion of blooms belays a secret.  Fall is just around the corner.  Late summer can be high-time for flowers, if you strategically choose late bloomers and long bloomers.  Below is a not in anyway exhaustive […]

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