Pollinators include birds, bats, butterflies, moths, flies, beetles, wasps, small mammals, and bees!
Basically, any animal that can carry pollen from one plant to another to help fertilize the plants.
As humans we rely on pollinators for more than three-quarters of the world’s food crops. Also, who doesn’t enjoy seeing gorgeous flowers, grasses, and plants out in the wild? So with that goal in mind, here are a few steps to get you started on your pollinator garden journey.
The first step in the process is deciding where you want to plant your garden.
We reccomend a public space where many people can enjoy the benefits of the garden. Look at some of your favorite locations around you. Make sure you’ll have lots of space for plants to spread and flourish.
Make it a
Reach out to family, friends, neighbors, local businesses, and your local parks and recreation department for help and guidance.
A great way to get your community involved is to host or co-host a park beautification day at or near the location of your pollinator garden. Your community will make the garden their own and help it to thrive for years to come! They might even help with funding.