Behold Some Important Facts About Bees

I hope the idea of National Pollinator Week has inspired you to consider ways to help the pollinators in your garden. If you’re looking for even more inspiration, there’s a book I’d like to recommend to you. “Letters from the Hive: An Intimate History of Bees, Honey, and Humankind” is a book from Dr. Stephen […]

Solitary Bees Like These Simple Homes

There’s no place like home for a solitary bee, or so the old saying should go. While this week in June is set aside as National Pollinator Week, we really should celebrate pollinators every week of the year. One way to celebrate is to invite bees into your yard with little bee houses. The simple […]

Plant for Pollinators During National Pollinator Week

Celebrate National Pollinator Week by planting the flowers bees, butterflies and hummingbirds like the most.

Time to Celebrate Pollinator Week

Happy Pollinator Week to gardeners everywhere! When you’re in the garden this week, be sure to thank a bee. That’s what Pollinator Week is all about. The third week in June is designated as National Pollinator Week and there are celebrations planned from coast to coast to raise awareness of the valuable contribution provided by […]

National Pollinator Week Salute to Butterflies

There are about 250 species of butterflies in Colorado, but I see more Two-Tailed Swallowtails than any other kind. As part of National Pollinator Week, I’d like to take time today to salute butterflies. This has been a good year for spotting butterflies in my yard, especially the beautiful Two-Tailed Swallowtails. The ones that I’ve […]

National Pollinator Week Salute to Bees

It’s time to celebrate National Pollinator Week, June 21-27, with a WesternGardeners.com salute to pollinators. Today we proudly salute bees! Thanks to the efforts of the Pollinator Partnership, pollinators are being celebrated across the country this week. As part of its mission, the Pollinator Partnership works to protect pollinators–like bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles–through […]

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