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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Planting in fall.

Why You Should Plant in the Fall

Autumn in Missouri is packed full with pumpkins, sweaters, fall colors, and apple cider.  But, one adventure that you should add to your autumn to-do list is a visit to the garden center.  With the warmer days and cooler nights, fall creates the perfect environment for planting.  And, most importantly, for creating root growth.

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Can I overwater plants?

Is it Possible to Overwater Plants?

Overwatering is a common reason why newly planted trees and shrubs die and need to be replaced.  I can’t begin to tell you how many people have come to me with plant replacement needs and the first thing said is that they’ve been watering on a regular basis.  Trust me when I say I believe you!  In fact, you’ve probably watered your plant to death.  Overwatering is extremely easy to do.

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