How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators | Home & Garden

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators |  Home & Garden

JESSICA DAMIANO The Associated Press Imagine this: You have planted milkweed, bee balm or California lilac and are happy to see bees and butterflies fluttering around in your garden. They are comfortable feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you stroll past your beds to check on your tomatoes, … Read more

About 6,000 bees – for sure – removed from Omaha home | Home & Garden

About 6,000 bees - for sure - removed from Omaha home |  Home & Garden

Thomas and Marylu Gouttierre planted bee-friendly flowers on their Midtown property to attract and feed important pollinators. They just didn’t expect that they would move into their house, too. “If you put your ears against the wall, you could hear the buzz,” said Thomas Gouttierre, dean of international studies and programs at the University of … Read more

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators | Home & Garden

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators |  Home & Garden

Imagine this: you have planted milkweed, bee balm or California lilac and are happy to see bees and butterflies fluttering around in your garden. They are comfortable feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you stroll past your beds to check on your tomatoes, you notice that they are … Read more

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators | House and garden

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators |  House and garden

Imagine this: You have planted milkweed, bee balm or California lilac and are happy to see bees and butterflies fluttering around in your garden. They are comfortable feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you stroll past your beds to check on your tomatoes, you notice that they are … Read more

Tulsa Master Gardeners’ ‘Luxury Landscapes’ is this weekend | Home & Garden

Tulsa Master Gardeners' 'Luxury Landscapes' is this weekend |  Home & Garden

From personnel reports The annual Tulsa Master Gardeners Garden Tour takes place this weekend. Experts are available at every location to answer your gardening questions. This year’s theme is ‘Luxury Landscapes’ and there are five beautifully designed homes to inspire you. The first home is titled “From the First House to the Eternal Home.” These … Read more

YARD AND GARDEN: Celebrate National Pollinator Month in Coles County with Master Naturalists | Home & Garden

YARD AND GARDEN: Celebrate National Pollinator Month in Coles County with Master Naturalists |  Home & Garden

CHARLESTON — Local Master Naturalists Group, Prairie’s Edge, has planned several fun and informative presentations and guided walks throughout June to celebrate National Pollinator Month. “The goal is for participants to learn more about our known pollinators, some of the forgotten pollinators, the threats they face, and ways to help them,” says Master Naturalis program … Read more

Researchers call on backyard scientists to help save pollinators | Home & Garden

Researchers call on backyard scientists to help save pollinators |  Home & Garden

URBANA — Fluttering quietly and steadily from flower to flower, butterflies, bees, and other pollinators do the hard background work of fertilizing flowering plants, fruits, and crops. But these unsung heroes are in danger. Studies have shown that an estimated 40% of insect species, including the monarch butterfly, are threatened with extinction in the coming … Read more