Adding pollinator habitat to resilience gardens can boost yields and relieve stress

In response to the coronavirus stay-at-home quarantine, people are moving outside to garden and relieve stress. “Resilience gardens” are taking root across the country–gardens that recall the victory gardens of the World Wars and inspire self-sufficiency. Resilience gardens typically comprise food, … Read More

2020 Unofficial Pollinator Plant of the Year: Gregg’s mistflower

The votes are in for 2020’s Unofficial Pollinator Plant of the Year, and the winner is…Gregg’s mistflower, Conoclinium greggii. The Texas native perennial with fluffy lavender blooms carried our informal poll when pitted against Frostweed, Verbesina virginica, its lesser known pollinator plant colleague. The … Read More

Author, naturalist David Mizejewski to appear at Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival

Natural Wildlife Federation author and naturalist David Mizejewski will appear at the 2019 Monarch Butterfly Festival on Sunday, October 20, to discuss and sign his book, the second edition of Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and other Backyard Wildlife.  Don’t let the title … Read More

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