Pollinator-Friendly Garden – Spring to Fall
Did you know that although bees are not colorblind they see color in a completely different way than humans? Bees use UV light to locate their food sources and will zero in on flowering plants that bloom in their favorite colors (meaning those most visible to them), which are yellow, purple, blue, white, violet and…Read More
Today is National Seed Swap Day!
With the mega-frigid temperatures we’ve been enduring here in CT, it is extremely hard to imagine the sweet warmth of spring. However, today must serve as a reminder to us all that spring is indeed just around the corner, because it’s National Seed Swap Day! We have to admit, seed swapping is not something we’ve…Read More
10 Tips on How to Help Pollinators in Your Yard
For us in CT, it’s the middle of winter. There isn’t a heck of a lot of snow on the ground, but it is cold… most days anyway. The pollinators we see in droves during warmer weather are out of sight and out of mind. But, they shouldn’t be! This is the time to start…Read More