planting for pollinators with purple coneflower

Planting for Pollinators

Bees and other pollinators are an important part of our world today.  Without pollinators, our food sources, as well as the food sources for many other animal species, would look very different.  With the decline in pollinator population, it’s imperative that we all step up to help make a change.  And, whether you have a single container, landscape, flower garden, or acres of land – we can all make a difference.  Here are some simple ways to help pollinators.

 

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Best perennial for butterflies.

2017 Perennial Plant of the Year: Asclepias tuberosa

 

Butterfly lovers unite and rejoice;  Asclepias tuberosa has been labeled the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year™ by the Perennial Plant Association!  And with good reason since this spectacular milkweed is a super-food in the butterfly world and a great addition to any garden.  Here’s what you need to know about Asclepias tuberosa:

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