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Native Wildflowers Help Native Pollinators

Conrad M

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Native Wildflowers Help Native Pollinators

Pollinators serve a role in every garden to the extent that some species of plants have evolved around one sole pollinator, reflecting the fragility of natural ecosystems.  As much as bees are what we all think about first when you hear about pollination, there are tens of thousands of other pollinators that rely on plants for food and the plants equally rely on the pollinators for propagation.  Other pollinators include hummingbirds, mason bees, ants, bats, flies, moths, wasps, birds and butterflies.    By putting out food sources like bird seeds and hummingbird feeders, although with good intentions, we can create...