Photo by Heather Holm, Bombus citrinus female on Eutrochium purpureum
With earlier springs and warmer fall days, pollinators need plants that provide resources at the farthest fringes of the growing season.
It’s long been a primary tenet of gardening for pollinators to ensure you provide plants that bloom throughout the entire growing season. Not only is this just good gardening, ensuring your landscape is colorful from spring through fall, as the two examples that follow illustrate, it’s more essential than ever to ensure your garden is prepared for pollinators not just during the peak of summer, but during the earliest days of spring and the last days of fall. Check out the full post from Xerces Society