Night time pollinators

Attracting pollinators at night We are familiar with day-blooming flowers and day-visiting insects, bees, butterflies, flies and a few others. Such flowers are likely to produce more nectar at night; they also release aromas that the moths are well attuned to and that enable them to find the flowers After dark, moths and bats takeContinue reading “Night time pollinators”

Attracting toads/frogs to your garden

Frogs and other amphibians are important creatures, essential to our ecosystem. Providing them with a safe space in your garden is a great way to support their numbers while also gain the benefits of their pest-eating tendencies. The best way to encourage frogs to visit your garden is by building a pond. Ponds are vitalContinue reading “Attracting toads/frogs to your garden”

Plants that deter Bugs

Whether you want to keep mosquitos out of your yard or harmful pests out of your vegetable garden, there are natural ways to repel bugs that don’t involve citronella candles or pesticides.  Basil: This easy-to-grow culinary herb doubles as a repellent for houseflies and mosquitoes. Plant basil in pots and place them around patios toContinue reading “Plants that deter Bugs”

Bug Hotel for your Garden

If you are an organic gardener like me, then you will want to be sure that there is a place in your garden for beneficial insects to lodge for this upcoming fall and winter. Why start now? Creating a bug hotel this summer can jumpstart your garden army that helps to keep the bad bugsContinue reading “Bug Hotel for your Garden”

Bees, Hemp, & Cannabis

Bees play a significant role in the ecosystem, as bee populations continue to fall, concern grows about what implications the loss of pollinators will have om our ecosystem. Have you seen the recent videos or read the latest articles about honeybees and cannabis? The first question that comes to mind do bees pollinate cannabis? ThereContinue reading “Bees, Hemp, & Cannabis”

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