Well, it’s finally May, and the newspapers and online forums are filled to the brim with articles telling you not to mow your lawn this month. For the pollinators, they say. Everyone is busy and no one has the time to look to see if this “No Mow May” thing is legit or not. Except […]
If your client has a pollinator garden, prairie or other habitat installed for pollinators on their property, they may think the natural-looking area calls for no maintenance at all. However, competition from weeds and invasive species can degrade these habitats if not properly maintained. A functional pollinator habitat has features including: Pollinators need both nectar […]
Organizations across the country are using Pollinator Protection Week to remind the public about the importance of pollinators to our nation’s food supply and offering ways people can support pollinator health. If you’re looking for content to share, consider one of these articles or our pollinator tip sheet.
As a steward of the environment we know that you, like other National Association of Landscape Professional members, have a vested interest in protecting pollinators which are essential to our nation’s food supply. Accordingly, in recognition of National Honey Bee Day on August 22, we encourage you to bring attention to the important role bees […]
Our industry takes its role as environmental stewards very seriously and is committed to educating others on helping protect pollinators, with a special focus on bee health. We understand that research points to multiple factors affecting pollinator health, including pests and parasites, microbial diseases, nutrition problems, loss of habitat and forage, and climate change. Recently, […]